Van Cat, Hay Coyote, and Snoozy Tree Groundhog Pay a Visit

Hello farm friends, Last week was the week of creatures in unusual places. First, Peter...

Long Days, Short Newsletters

Hello farm friends, It’s too hot and sticky today for my brain to put together...

Helter-Skelter as we Swelter

Hello Farm friends, A Helter-skelter week indeed, CSA Pick-up, Markets and so many things to...

CSA Week One + All The Markets!

Hello Knuckle Down Farm friends, Our first vegetable share pick-up of the CSA season is...

Dates, Markets, Salads, and Parts Per Million

Most of my newsletters have some discussion of the weather, as it is one of...

Market Season Begins

This is always a funny time of year. I’m eager to get things into the...

Van Repairs, Library Windows, and Sunshine

Hello, Sometimes on a beautiful April morning instead of working in the garden one has to...

April Thunder Showers Bring May Salads

Hello, As the soggy field becomes more pond than field this morning, I thought I...

Sign-up now, the first seeds have Sprung!

Hello, There may be grey skies and heavy snow outside, but I couldn’t wait any...

Cat Sleeping on Laptop, Lego Piece for Scale

Hello, What a beautiful snowy day to kick the cat off the keyboard and send...

All Good Things, 2022

Hello Farm Friends, What a glorious day to start our garlic planting.  A conveniently placed...

Wandering Turkeys, Beckoning Sofa

It is a cold, wet, blustery Monday and I’m glad I spent yesterday digging various...

Foliage Status: Splendorous!

Hello farm friends, It is just an absolutely perfect fall afternoon.  I hope that you...

A Frosty Reminder to Give Thanks for the Harvest

Hello, This morning it happened, our first real frost.  We knew it was coming and...

Borrowed Thyme, Impending Rime

Hello, Here we are officially into Fall and the cool nights have arrived. Miraculously we...

Buzzzzz

Hello farm friends, Toronto, do you need garlic and veggies?! I’ll be at Dufferin Grove...

Sunset on Summer and This One Cow

Hello, Some years the shift from Summer to Fall is gradual and almost imperceptible, but...

Happy Labour Day from the Road

In keeping with tradition, no news this week. Even when your work is a labour...

I’m as Corny as Quinte in August

Hello, Sonora and I were both wondering why we were feeling so sluggish this afternoon, until...

Varmint Patrols at Dusk & Plenty o’ Garlic

Hello, Today I’m just enjoying the sound of the rain. Sonora and I decided to...