NEWSLETTER

June 23, 2022

FARM NEWS   We both forgot our wedding anniversary this year 🙃 We've been so busy farming we didn't realize that 5 years ago last week we tied the knot inside a bedraggled courthouse in Olympia Washington.Fun story: The first time Nathan had met my Mom and sisters was days before...

June 9, 2022

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FARM NEWS The struggle is real Our first bout of burn out has officially happened. We are exhausted, our morale is low, we need a break and yet the to-do-list keeps growing. This is pretty typical for small scale farmers this time of year. The spring rush to get the farm...

June 2, 2022

FARM NEWS We finally have greens! 😁After a long cold Spring the garden fairies have finally blessed us with an abundance of greens this week 🧚We've got our Farmers Choice Salad Mix which is a custom blend of different greens, herbs and edible flowers that we create each week.We also...

May 26, 2022

FARM NEWS When farmers work with farmers everybody wins! Our greens are still growing sluggishly due to the cold weather ☹️ Luckily, Heather and Chris from Wild Valley Farms in Passmore (right down the road from us in fact!) and Kate from Hoe Down CSA in Pass Creek had an...

May 19, 2022

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FARM NEWS Yup, it’s still cold and rainy 😒Usually we’d be stoked to have so much rain. However, since its also cold, our plants are growing agonizingly slow. We have so many greens in the ground but none of them have sized up due to the cold temperatures. This will...

May 12, 2022

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FARM NEWS We’re are in full farming mode! The busy season feels like it has officially begun. Everyday is full to the brim and we’ve been planting our fields like crazy. The Spring rush to get everything in the ground is probably one of the most difficult times of year.Unfortunately,...

May 5, 2022

FARM NEWS Team Work Makes The Dream Work!We picked up our tomato and cucumber starts from Bee Greens Nursery in Winlaw and they look amazing!We don't have a proper set up on our farm to grow a lot of starts, so instead of trying to cram everything under limited lights...

April 27, 2022

FARM NEWS We’re getting ready to plant tomatoes and cucumbers! 🥒🍅We’re in the process of ripping out our overwintered spinach, Asian greens and herbs, replacing our irrigation tape and prepping the soil.   We’re getting ready to plant tomatoes and cucumbers! 🥒🍅 We’re experimenting with some new techniques this year....

April 21, 2022

FARM NEWS Happy🌎Day Ya’ll! Earth Day is a day when we all should be thinking about how our choices impact our planet.We believe one easy action we can all take to ensure our impact on the Earth is a positive one, is to eat locally-grown food as much as you...

April 14th, 2022

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FARM NEWS How much do you know about how your food is grown? 🤔 The more we know about our food, how it was grown, and about the hard working people who produce it, the better decisions we can make while shopping. Otherwise we run the risk of unknowingly supporting...

April 7th, 2022

FARM NEWS  THINGS ARE HAPPENING 😬Some of our peas have been planted in the garden, garlic has sprouted and a lot of our brassicas and onions are almost ready to go into the garden 🌱 Woohoo!When it comes to eating locally, the Spring months are definitely the most challenging. Admittedly,...

March 31st, 2022

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FARM NEWS Spring has sprung!This bed doesn't look like much now but in about a month it will be teeming with glorious thick and juicy asparagus! 🌵We added a thin layer of rich composted chicken manure that we sourced from Armstrong. This compost is high in nitrogen which is like...

March 24th, 2022

FARM NEWS Who's ready for Spring greens?!🌱We just planted our first greens of the year into the soil in our hoop house and boy did it feel good!We transplanted Pac Choi using soil blocks which was another first. A soil blocker is a tool that we use to make blocks...

March 17th, 2022

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FARM NEWS 4 years ago today Emily hopped on a plane in California to move to Canada!It's been a wild ride since I moved to Canada. Before moving here, Nathan and I had been in a 3 year long-distance relationship. We had never spent more than 10 days together at...

March 10th, 2022

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FARM NEWS As I’m sure you’ve noticed, prices are going up 😓From gas to ingredients to kitchen rental time, our operating costs are becoming more expensive. Because of this we’ve had to take a hard look at our operating costs to ensure that we’re running a sustainable business that is...

March 3rd, 2022

FARM NEWS Sowing the first seeds of the season is always a little nerve-racking, especially when it's snowing outside 😬Sowing seeds is an act of faith. We can't control what these seeds do. We can't make them sprout. We can't make them grow. And the success of our farm depends...