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
What a beautiful time of year – this years’ apprentices arrived last week, the first seeds have found their way into the garden, they’ve been well watered by a gentle rain, and early perennial foods like rhubarb, Egyptian walking onions, and a variety of culinary herbs are awaking from their long slumber. All of that, […]Read More Fresh Spinach – How Sweet It Is
During my first year of farming, as an apprentice, my skills of observation were well nurtured. I watched the growth of grasses and herbs…Read More The Death of a Farmer
“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.” ~Doug Larson Things are starting to come back to life here at the farm. While winter hasn’t completely let go of its hold on the land, change is in the air. I’ve been keeping a close eye on the heated greenhouse, […]Read More Garden Veg in the Gallery
The 6th and final pick-up is ahead, and here’s a sneak peak of what Winter CSA members will be taking home for their final pick-up: Carrots, Beets, Potatoes, Butternut Squash!, Onions, Garlic, Turnips and Black Spanish Radishes! Here’s a wonderful recipe for a winter rainbow salad! Winters Rainbow Salad – Black Spanish Radish, Carrots & […]Read More Four Season Harvest – Wrapping up the Winter CSA
“…put another way – Food that truly tastes good, is probably really good for you! That’s it!”Read More The Secrets Tastes Tell
Plans are taking shape for the coming season and the seed orders are IN! The CSA program is growing this year, which means there are more spots left to be filled. The earlier you sign up, the better. I’ve included a breakdown of the early-bird specials for February and March at the bottom of this […]Read More Community Shares
1.What goes into creating a vegetable? 2. The revolutionary carrot 3. Earliest Bird Special for 2015 Summer CSA 4. 2014/2015 Winter CSA Update 5. Tantalizing Turkey Leek Casserole 6. Want to Apprentice at an organic market garden? 7.Chainsaw Safety Kitchen Table Meeting @ Kolapore Gardens What goes into creating a vegetable? I don’t mean how […]Read More For the Love of Leeks!
What a marathon of a season! This week is the last week of pick-ups for the main season CSA. Luckily most of the crops are safe and sound in our root cellar, which is quietly humming with life now that it is full of plenty of winter treats. Did you know that most root crops […]Read More is this the end, or just the beginning?
With only 2 more weeks of the main-season CSA left after today, we are coming to the close of an amazing harvest season. Almost everything is out of the ground and the root cellar is brimming with life once again. In lieu of an abundance of some great storage crops I’ll be offering a winter […]Read More Winter CSA Available
We have taken the liberty of starting a new tradition here at the farm – carving spooky potato people & mounting them on unusual carrots to make spooky vegetable art! Legend has it that the veils between this world and the world of ghosts and spirits are at their thinnest this time of the year. […]Read More Spooky Spuds!
Autumn leaves one last vibrant splash of fire and colour to kindle the flame inside in preparation for colder, darker months. Yikes! The good news is carrots, cabbage and other cold-hardy crops are getting sweeter with each additional frosty night. There are 4 weeks left of regular CSA distributions after this weekend. There is also […]Read More Autumn Leaves