Author: Rob M

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2019 CSA Shares Now Available

Starting next season we are introducing CSA Shares. This is a growing food distribution method where customers purchase a share in the harvest by paying a one-time upfront fee and receive a share of...

Sea Sick by Alanna Mitchell

Since taking up farming full time last May I have tried to take Sundays off.   That was new to me – previously I went to my job or to the farm, but very seldom...

Get your garlic!

One of the things that I love about my work is that deep down, I believe that growing local produce is helping individuals, the community and the planet.   Today a word about garlic –...

#fooddaycanada

We celebrated #fooddaycanada yesterday at the Elora Farmers’ Market. Food Day Canada is the brain child of Anita Stewart, famed cookbook author and strong proponent of the eat local movement. I must admit that...

Elora Market Time

We will finally be heading back to the market this Saturday! It looks as if we finally have things to sell – fresh garlic, scapes, onions, beets, kale and a few surprises. It has...

The New Farm – by Brent Preston

I have just finished reading “The New Farm” by Brent Preston.   (Thanks for the book Mom!)    It is a great read – highly recommended about Brent and his wife buying a farm...

And now to start farming!

It has been almost 7 weeks since I retired from a great job in Milton to work full time on the farm. Not everything has gone as planned, but the work on the farm...