Kolapore Gardens came about from a deep desire to make a positive influence in the world, work to fix a broken food system, and as a way to create more life-affirming, healthy nourishment for the local communities of the Blue Mountains & Collingwood. A radically localized food system can provide healthier food for local communities, […]Read More Our Story
We’re Having An Open House!
saturday may 6th drop in any time between 1 and 5 pm
farm tours will set out at 2 & 4
fresh greens, storage crops & seedlings will be availableRead More We’re Having An Open House!
Before any light is shed on the situation – there’s complete darkness. Now imagine no breath. Your only connection to anything is a gradual soaking up of water. Bit by bit, pore by pore, water comes in, filling every nook and cranny with the potential for full, vibrant life…Read More Life of a Seed & Value of CSA
“Been a bit of a strange year, hasn’t it?”
It sure has – severe drought & record temps…Read More Wet Wood
This time of year I receive more and more emails, requesting information and inquiring about the upcoming summer CSA. Below one reply I just sent off explaining a bit about how it works…Read More Brief Background on the CSA
This web of life that stretches across the surface of the crust of the earth is absolutely teaming with organisms [and they] all play a part in sequestering carbon from the atmosphere and holding it in the soil.Read More What’s in a label?
As a way to say thank you to the wonderful people who pledge their commitment and support for me to grow the best vegetables I can for them I’m offering an early bird special until Dec 21st. Sign up this week to make the most on your investment in fresh, flavourful and organic vegetables…Read More Summer Early Bird Special & Recharging the Battery
Winter CSA – limited availability remaining – visit the link below for more info https://kolaporegardens.com/winter-csa-20162017/ Every fall the farm goes through a huge transformation – the trees turn from a deep calming green to a magnificent display of fiery reds, oranges and brilliant yellow. Then, the trees shed their leaves, the crew living at the […]Read More Shifting Gears
The brilliance of autumn’s leaves is starting to fade, and the hope is we’ve all soaked up enough of the fire-like colours to keep warm & lively until spring. Another great way to enliven your winter is to continue eating seasonally with the best this area has to offer throughout the bleakest months of the […]Read More Winter’s Harvest
We’re heading into our fifth season of running the CSA on the land I affectionately call Kolapore Gardens, and the sixth year of growing roots in this soil. While you can imagine this is a busy time…Read More Embracing Change
We’ve got your seedling needs covered – organically grown, many from seeds saved at the farm – get your hands in the earth!Read More Seedlings Looking For a Good Home!!!
The winter CSA finished up a few weeks ago, marking our 42nd week of production from when we started last year’s summer CSA in late May. And just as the last celeriac roots made their way to people’s dinner plates I’ve been sowing the seeds for this coming autumn’s celeriac harvest – full circle! […]Read More Spinach & Carrots on the Menu!!!