Tag: Farm Set Up

Baaaaad Bloggers

We’ve been a little neglectful of the blog lately as we focus on putting plants in the ground and getting our markets going. Sorry about that! We’ve got a few good blog posts marinating in our minds that we’re almost ready to post…but that’s not going to happen today because it’s sunny and we have …

One Week in the Sun at SNF

I meant to post this on Sunday as a “week in review” blog post, but the day ended up consumed by a massive wild leek pickling turned leek pesto making mission. As the days get warmer the weeks are starting to blend together anyways, so we’ll use the idea of a “week” loosely. Going forward, …

A spring day at the farm

Some scenes from a typical day at the farm, this particular day being yesterday…a real peach of a day 🙂

BCS – A small but mighty machine

We’ve had to make a few calculated, larger purchases on our way to building up the farm this year. One of them got dropped off last night by our friendly salesman from Highland Supply in Dundalk. We haven’t tried it out on the soil yet, because it’s still too wet, but we’re so excited about …

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 …