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Reporter Thomas – for week 6
Special Guest Reporter For Week 6 Kid reporter Thomas here again with another interview with Jim and Leslie Forsythe of Forsythe Family Farms and field manager Shannon. What are some of your favourite things in [...]
Reporter Thomas – Week 5
Special Guest Reporter For Week 5 Hi, kid reporter Thomas reporting the results of my interview with Forsythe Family Farms owner Farmer Jim, and their Field Manager Shannon. Here is what they had to say [...]
Week 4 – Dirt on Farming during a Pandemic
The Dirt on Farming During a Pandemic Spring started full of optimism despite the global pandemic. Unlike last season, spring came as expected with warm mild weather and a good mix of rain and sun. [...]
Garlic Scape Pizza
Garlic Scape Pizza Makes one 12-inch pizza 6 to 8 green garlic scapes with stems ½ medium onion ½ red bell pepper ½ yellow bell pepper 1 tablespoon butter 3 to 4 cloves garlic, chopped [...]
Garlic Scape Facts
Garlic Scape Facts The weekly spotlight is shared with permission from Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook, by Mi Ae Lipe Green garlic is one of spring’s first much-anticipated crops. Green garlic is [...]
Spring Fritata We love Fritata's for a quick healthy dinner. This recipe makes good use of 4 of your share items. (spinach, asparagus, spring garlic and scallions). Recipe adapted from: happyfoodstube.com Ingredients 3 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Scallions, [...]
Spinach Facts The weekly spotlight is shared with permission from Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook, by Mi Ae Lipe Spinach Succulent spinach is one of the best-known vegetables in America, loved for [...]
Exploring your Backyard
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Who wrote our farm song.. Meet Angie My name is Angela Durbin and I enjoyed 5 fulfilling years working at Forsythe Family Farms. I continue to help out with Markham Fair and their [...]
Spring Lessons from the Farm
Check out latest newsletter here for spring reflections from our farm. If you haven't signed up yet click here to get your free activity sheets.
Farmer Julia Hi, my name is Farmer Julia and I love to be outside, exploring nature. Working at the farm is a perfect fit for me. It’s a wonderful place to watch seedlings [...]
For many years families of all ages have been enjoying the early summer tradition of visiting our farm to pick strawberries. Customers have shared memories of picking strawberries as a child at our farm in [...]
What goes into a Farm Box?
We are working on deciding what will be shared this week in our Farm Boxes. The process on how we determine the contents of these farm boxes and our CSA shares is very similar. It [...]
The Return of Winter
Not unlike yourselves our seedlings hunkered down for this weather abnormality brought to us by a polar vortex. Our small team of farm hands finished packing last week’s order of Farm Boxes and Mother’s Day [...]