A lot has happened since I last updated this blog, but I’ve had some time to reflect and thought I’d share a few brief thoughts.
The autumn of 2018 saw the last season of commercial production for Kolapore Gardens. After a lot of soul searching…
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Last Market of the Year Tomorrow (Dec 22nd) I will be returning to the Collingwood Winter market at the Trinity United Church for one final market this year. Saturday, from 10-1 I’ll be there with as many fresh greens I can harvest. On the harvest list for today is Kale, Spinach, Salad Blend and Parsley. […]
Read More Winter Solstice,the Birth of a New Year
Hi! I’ve been quietly busy, building garden beds and filling greenhouses with seedlings, but I thought I should include a brief update and share some photos! I’m happy to report that I have assembled what is feeling like a top notch team – and for the first year ever, everyone commutes to work – […]
Read More From Black Flies to Fox Invaders
Luckily we survived the incredible wind storms, but not without some frayed nerves. With the jump to summer-like weather our new team (comprised entirely of locals!) has been busy seeding, transplanting and renovating the greenhouses for their summer crops. Stay tuned for further updates, details about our summer barn party, and in a few short […]
Read More Flash Forward – It Feels Like Summer!
Want regularly weekly or biweekly vegetables? Looking for the option to customize your share contents? Want to get your food direct from a farmer who grows it? Looking for the flavour and nutrition that comes from food grown in rich soil and is harvested hours before you get it? Only 3 days remain to make […]
Read More 3 Days Left for Early Bird Special on Summer Fresh Box
Are you looking for fresh, flavourful, organically grown produce AND incredible convenience that supports your rich, vibrant life? This past year the farm and I have been through some big changes. The Summer CSA, as its traditionally been offered, was dramatically reduced and sold out swiftly. However, I’ve received alot of inquiries, and so have […]
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The Market Pre-Buy Program is designed for free-spirited eaters with refined palettes – those who know what they like, what they don’t, and don’t want to mess around. Here’s how it works: The first criteria for members is that they must want to commit to eating high-quality, local and organic produce from their local farmers’ […]
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Last week I posted a reflection looking back as a way to gain my bearings moving into a new year. Tonight, comes the next logical car in that train of thought. But, before I launch, head first, into what may be Part II of some sort of blog mini series, I feel its important to […]
Read More Looking Ahead – 4 Murmuring Tickles In My Mind
Happy New Year!!! Its a time of year when its hard not to get excited about everything new – new plans, new ideas. But I can’t help but reflect on the familiar, the recurring, the old, and the very old. So here we have it – Four Thoughts, looking back, my way to ring in […]
Read More It’s a New Year – 4 Thoughts Looking Back
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, […]
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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 available
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