Category: Farm Updates

Nov 14, 2022

Well fall storage harvest is basically wrapped up now.  We harvested everything that was ready in the fall cabbage planting as well as the few golden beets that had actually sized up.  And getting that in while it was 17ºC on Thursday before getting snow on the weekend felt really good as well.  And the […]

Nov 7, 2022

This week has been a week of change.  Certainly most of that is the season, or at least relates to it.  Most of the fall crops are now harvested – there are still cabbage and golden beets that are maturing late, and the arugula and spinach for fresh harvest as well as the last of […]

Oct 17, 2022

Fall colours are close to their peak here at the farm as we slowly progress through fall storage harvest.  We’re still waiting on some things to mature – cabbages that should have been ready weeks ago are hardly heading.  It’s been a strange year and some crops seem delayed.  So we’re hoping we have a […]

Oct 10, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!  Lots to be thankful for this week, starting with the fact we survived last week.  On Saturday we were very thankful for friends coming out to help with market.  After a long week, it actually made market enjoyable again.  Also thankful for the changing of seasons and finally making progress on fall improvements.  […]

Sept 12, 2022

There is nothing harder to fence than hungry livestock.  Normally when the grass is growing it is easy enough to keep moving paddocks and keep the sheep happy, but as the drought drags on for enough months that I’m loosing track, even what little grass there is is hard to graze because the sheep have […]

Sept 5, 2022

Well September is here and the harvest rolls on full steam ahead.  Tomatoes are in their glory, already past peak production in the greenhouse, but still on the increase outside.  Very much still that late summer glory, but we’re already noticing the shorter days, and the cooler nights.  And because we got our squash planted […]