After closing their operation last fall, most of their farm equipment was offered for sale. Farmer Morris agreed to purchase quite a few of Whittamore’s irrigation pipes and fittings. Today, Mike Whittamore stopped by the farm to drop off the last of the order. As many of you may know, the Whittamore family has retired from farming “Pick-Your-Own” … [Read more...] about Whittamore’s Farm in the City: Thank You for 60 Years of Farm Fun
The Low-Down on Farm-to-Table The definition of Farm to Table or Farm to Fork is “a social movement that promotes eating local food that was acquired directly from the producer”. The movement can be applied anywhere that food is available – restaurants, cafeterias, markets and especially in the home kitchen. At its core, the farm to table movement … [Read more...] about Enjoy Farm to Table Eating in Barrie, Ontario
Pick your own blueberries start Wednesday July 22! This year's crop is not a record breaker. We've had some large crops over the years, but this year is not one of them. There are really nice berries available for picking, but there simply aren't as many per bush as in years gone by. This is a direct result of last winter's extremely cold … [Read more...] about PYO Blueberries are in Season!
The first day of summer is upon us, and that means PYO strawberries have begun. The crop looks nice and we will have picking until mid to late July. There will be a short break, and then our day-neutral or fall strawberries will be available through August and September. Welcome to summer. We hope you can visit us soon!! … [Read more...] about PYO Strawberry Season has Started
We have the first of our own strawberries in the market today while supplies last. We will continue to have berries picked in the market every day now. Pick your own strawberries will start sometime next week. Come on sunshine!!!!! … [Read more...] about Strawberry Update
You heard right...asparagus has officially arrived! The warm weather this past week has been great for the asparagus, we have lots! Along with everyone's beloved asparagus, we have a great selection of fresh Ontario fruits and vegetables to choose from in the market. Every year we try to add some new produce and products to the market. This … [Read more...] about Asparagus is ready and so much more!