Rumours. For many years, people have been telling me that they have heard rumours that the farm has been sold. Now that we’re finally into spring, and as I look forward to a season full of bountiful harvests, I thought it would be appropriate to put those rumours to rest for once and for all. The farm has NOT been sold. It is still 100% owned … [Read more...] about The Farm Has NOT Been Sold
This Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil is a five ingredient dish that makes the most out of fresh summer produce. I love Chickapea pasta for a healthy salad and the shells seem to be especially well suited to this simple dish. This pasta contains only chickpeas and lentils It’s also packed with protein and fiber – perfect … [Read more...] about Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil
Fiddleheads, tomatoes and fresh herbs are one of those delicious treats that offers both loads of nutrition and awesome inspirational flavors. Fiddleheads tend to the nutty side. Some people think it taste like a cross between young spinach and asparagus. Fiddleheads are the furled fronds of young ferns and found growing wild in the woods … [Read more...] about Sauteed Fiddleheads, Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs
The farm is up and running again and today is the first day of spring! Last Thursday, we welcomed four of our most senior workers back to Ontario from Mexico, and on Saturday we began pruning apples. Today they are working on our Honeycrisp apples. You can learn more about how they prune the trees here Together, these men have a lot of … [Read more...] about First Day of Spring!
Easy Walnut Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes comes together in twenty minutes and is packed with flavour and wonderful nutrients for your family! The egg is optional but it just seemed to be calling out for one! This is one big, protein-packed bowl of scrumptiousness. I’ve used both kale and basil for greenery. Shaved Parmesan or pecorino … [Read more...] about Easy Walnut Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes
Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Roasted Corn, Shrimp and Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette is a simple salad that will impress your guests with it's presentation and flavor. I couldn’t decide to add basil or cilantro. I think either one will taste great but I finally settled on basil. Because I came home with a gigantic plant from the Barrie Hill Farms … [Read more...] about Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Roasted Corn, Shrimp and Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette