NEWSLETTER

September 24th, 2022

FARM NEWS We’re Selling Veggies All Winter Long! 🥳A few customers have been asking us when we’ll stop selling veggies this year. We’re a year-round farm so the answer is never! We’ve noticed that there is virtually no access to locally-grown food in the Kootenays during the winter. Farmer’s Markets...

September 21, 2022

FARM NEWS We’ve Partnered With a Local Egg Producer! 🐤 We’ve collaborated with Kootenay Natural Meats out of Creston and we’ll now have an abundance of beautiful locally-produced eggs going forward.Kootenay Natural Meats is run by Wendy and Dale McNamar. They’re hard working farmers who use holistic and regenerative farming...

September 14, 2022

FARM NEWS   We’re shutting down the farm!The light has changed, the temperatures have shifted and the leaves are starting to turn colour. This signifies the beginning of the end for our growing season. Our summer crops are coming out and are being replaced with black landscaping fabric. Soon we...

September 7, 2022

FARM NEWS We Finally Got Our Soil Test Back!When farming it is crucial that you understand what is happening in your soil. Your soil acts as the digestion system of your plants. And without the right balance of micronutrients, organic matter, fungi, bacteria and microorganisms your plants won’t be able...

August 31st, 2022

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FARM NEWS We’ve Officially Broken Ground!A very generous neighbor from Pass Creek helped us out this week by flipping the sod on our new 1/2 acre field with his tractor. We’re now waiting on some new silage tarps to cover the entire field for the winter. The tarps will help...

August 20, 2022

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FARM NEWS Our onion harvest is complete!! 🧅 It took some ingenuity but we managed to find a drying spot for every single onion 😅 I would have loved to have said that we had another triumphant onion crop this year, but unfortunately it was a little underwhelming. Many of...

August 14, 2022

FARM NEWS We're doing a mini documentary with Shaw TV about Confluence Farms!We finished the interview part this week and have one more shoot to go, but it should be out by October 🎥We’re both quite introverted so being filmed has been a little bit of a nerve racking experience....

August 7, 2022

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FARM NEWS   We Found A New Farm!!!Five weeks ago we were told the unfortunate news that the property where we are currently farming is going to be sold and that we would have to leave by next fall. We told our story to the community and the response we...

July 31, 2022

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FARM NEWS  Our garlic has been harvested! 🧄We’re super stoked on our garlic harvest his year. We had very little loss and many of the bulbs are nice and fat! 😋Last year our garlic was not very good due to the heat dome, so to us this feels like a...

July 24, 2022

 FARM NEWS   Why are there ants on our pepper plants??They’re difficult to see from this photo, and a lot of the ants have since disappeared, but a week ago we noticed a ton of ants all over our pepper plants. At the same time the pepper plants were also...

July 13, 2022

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FARM NEWS THANK YOU! ❤️❤️❤️Last week we broke the news that the property where we’re currently farming is being sold and that we’ll need a new place to farm. We asked our community for help and the response has been incredible!We’ve had a TON of offers which made us feel...

July 7, 2022

FARM NEWS Castlegar deliveries have switched to Monday!One more reminder that our Castlegar area deliveries, which include Passmore, Krestova, Glade and Pass Creek will now be on Mondays between 4 pm and 7 pm.Get your orders in by Sunday at midnight to be included in our Monday deliveries! 🚗  ...

June 30, 2022

FARM NEWS New delivery schedule starting next week 🚗Our zucchini and cucumber plants have started to produce and our tomatoes are soon to follow! These crops need to be harvested on a daily basis which means we need to start spacing out our delivery days to keep up with the...

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...