Monthly Archives: October 2008

Snow!

Calf_winter08 Well, it's not even Hallowe'en yet and here we are with snow in the air (at least it's not sticking around on the ground). As I turned out of our laneway this morning on the way into town, there … Continue reading

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Why farm income matters

Here's a copy of a column The Barrie Examiner asked me to write for their special federal election section on Oct. 12. The election may be over, but I'd have to say the issues haven't gone away. Farm income – … Continue reading

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CSA conference dines out on Simcoe County food

Local food and vegetables especially have been a hot topic all year. And it's all culminating in a great Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) conference next month near Orillia, hosted in part by the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario. It will … Continue reading

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Cranberries close to home – beware Bala!

So if you're looking for a successful community festival to emulate, you can't find one that's busier than the Bala Cranberry Festival. We made the "mistake"of travelling up to Bala on Saturday hoping to get some cranberries for drying and … Continue reading

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Let’s talk turkey — our customers rave!

It's always very inspiring to hear from customers how well they like our farm products, and how they cook them up.  While Thanksgiving is still fresh in everyone's minds, here  are a couple of "fresh" comments: TURKEY CLOSE UP 048 … Continue reading

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Our pork travels to Toronto

Riverdale Boy, does our pork get to travel. Well, Toronto's not that far, it just seems like it as we rush around Simcoe County with turkeys, pork and beef sides these days. Our friend Margaret Webb had generously donated some … Continue reading

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