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!!!
Both our Summer and Winter CSA’s were bigger than ever this past year, we distributed more vegetables at the Collingwood Farmers Market than ever before, and we broke our own records by donating more food than ever before to local initiatives.Read More Looking Back, We’ve Accomplished A Lot This Year!
In this post: Under the Covers on Soil Health The Perfect Gift Idea What do you do when its early December and it feels like early October in the gardens? Spread compost! This mild weather has given me a luxurious window to prep the gardens for next spring. This work includes spreading compost and adding […]Read More A Gentle Fall
Last chance to order a small or full share – this is the first week of the summer CSA! Contact me if you would like to subscribe. Pick-ups start this Thursday and Saturday!!! There has also been a request for someone to split a small share in Collingwood – any takers? We’ll be starting with […]Read More Summer CSA Set to Start!
MOVING DAY Last week Ryan and Maria, this years apprentices, helped me to move our two mobile greenhouses from sweltering spinach and pea plants to the future sight of greenhouse tomatoes, peppers and english cucumbers, here’s a video of the action… And here’s what the inside of the greenhouses look like now… CSA START DATE […]Read More Moving Day – CSA Notes – Seedlings – Work Bee