Our Story

Kolapore Gardens came about from a deep desire to make a positive influence in the world, and as a way to create more life-affirming, healthy nourishment for the local communities of Grey Highlands, Collingwood and the Town of the Blue Mountains.

With its origins by the churt-laden creek-beds of a community once called Paradise (and now known as Kolapore) Kolapore Gardens has since moved from rented land to owned land in Grey Highlands.

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Kolapore Gardens is about 1.5 acres of intensively managed vegetable, herb and flower production, with plenty of tree-lines and wild spaces for beneficials, pollinators and other wildlife to make their home

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the lower garden, circa 2018 – Tjallingphotography.com

Soil health is maintained through a careful crop rotation, the addition of good compost, and the use of green manure crops to feed the soil life. Mike annually tests his soils for nutrients and believes a balanced soil is one of the main keys to growing healthy, delicious crops.

As of 2019 the farmer and fields decided to take a year of rest, to regroup and revision as the farm transitions to a new property in Grey Highlands.