Potatoes, beets, sweet potatoes, cabbage, celery root (celeriac) all coming in from the field for our customers.
The hives are silent as the wind blows and the snow falls. The bees are tucked away forming a cluster in the center of the hives. The bees’ primary goal is to keep the queen alive and fed. They move very slowly from the outside to the center of the cluster, where the queen is. […]
Now is the time I am pouring over the seed catalogs looking for new vegetables to trial and new varieties to bring additional diversity to our CSA boxes and restaurant chefs. Possible veggy trials may include; pole beans, radicchio (again), lemon balm. Possible new varieties of hot peppers, garlic (softneck), tomatoes (heirloom). Dale
In the two years we have been tending bees and their hives, I can’t believe how quickly they are packing in the honey. Let’s hope they keep it up.
Typically the month of August is when we experience the “dog days of summer”. So far we have had a mixed bag of moderately warm and overcast rainy days. When is the heat coming ? Not complaining ….. moisture is good in limited quantities.
Our vegetable farm is looking for part time workers again this spring, summer and fall. Past experience in growing vegetable crops is not mandatory. Teenagers and adults can apply. Typically 14 to 20 hours per week. Call 519-585-7784 ask for Dale or Linda
There’s nothing like getting your hands dirty to bring on the itch to get going with the gardens. As of last week the leeks, peppers and parsley are planted into seeding flats in the greenhouse. Can’t wait to see them poke their heads through the soiless mix.
Good old Wiarton Willy ! 6 more weeks of winter. The cold weather this winter is great for fighting germs. So, romping in the fresh snow and skating on outdoor rinks is good for you. Similarity, the colder the weather the higher the mortality rate for those pests and plant chewing bugs hibernating along the […]
Linda and I would like to take this time to extend our Best Wishes for the Holiday Season to all people that participated in our CSA programs; to our local restaurants, caterers and farm gate customers. We would also like to extend a heartfelt Thank You & Blessing to those who helped out on the farm; Alex, […]
Finally, we have expanded our crops and harvests to supply a late fall and winter CSA program. It will run from November 2013 to February 2014. Deliveries once a month. Contact us for more details.