SNF’s Foray into Livestock…Pigs!

Getting set up for our pigs to come took forever….or at least the good part of the last two weeks. But, with the hard work behind us and a new, mild manure smell lingering on our boots, we are elated with the new addition to our farm. This is a blog post about our path …

Building a Farm, Literally

When we decided to move Ontario to start a farm, we did so for the unique opportunity to ‘grow’ a farm on family land. You see, in BC we leased land and thus were hesitant to invest significant capital in buildings and other infrastructure due to a lack of certainty around our future on the …

A farmer’s musings on chickens, pigs and poop.

We gained 100 and some odd new farm family members this week with the arrival of our day old chicks on Wednesday. If you are a fan of us on Facebook you may have already guessed that we’re sort of obsessed with them. They’re so fluffy and they make the cutest little peeps. So cute …

March is for….starting seeds.

Which is what we’ve been doing steadily for the past week or so. See the full garage for photographic evidence… I had a little of the panic when we arrived in early March and hadn’t yet started our first seeds of the season as we were usually starting our onions and leeks around Feb 15th …

Across Canada

Reflecting on our recent move from BC, I wanted to share some pics and thoughts on making the move to Ontario to start a farm. – Patrick

Thailand – The Highlights

In between farm seasons, we took our belated honeymoon in Thailand. So this really has nothing to do with farming, but a lot to do with life. We hope you enjoy! xoxo Amy and Pat

Farm Goals 2013

We’ve been on vacation in Thailand for the last couple of weeks on our belated honeymoon. Sort of a period of relaxation before we head home, pack up our house, relocate to Ontario and hit the ground running on the farming season. Our time here has been awesome and relaxing but inevitably we’ve been thinking …