Monthly Archives: September 2011

recent pics from the veggie stand

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Posted in Farm Photos and Updates, The Vegetables

Boulangerie aux deux Frères making pizza

Posted in Farm Photos and Updates

summer workshare comes to an end: thank you crew!

This is the last week of the summer workshare program. Since mid-May, Armel, Kyla, Rhona, Sarah (and Andrew) have dedicated time to come out and consistently help in the gardens. Each of them added a special touch and it was … Continue reading

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hubby’s days off

this is what my sweetheart did with his fridays off in the summer: helped with the EARLY morning lettuce harvest. I am so grateful for his sweet, patient support. Now that he is back at work again, I really notice … Continue reading

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my grandpa was a farmer…

here is an inspiring note i received from my good friend, dedicated customer, neighbour and the person who has, for many years now, transported me to a deeply relaxed space whenever i receive a treatment from her. not once have … Continue reading

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Gillie’s Tomato Chard Bake

Here is an easy and delicious recipe using swiss chard. This one was sent by Gillie, who comes every Saturday usually with her husband and always with her terribly fun dog, Kaiya. Kaya has big bangs that hang over her … Continue reading

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Introducing Red Russian Kale

Here is a bit of information and a few recipe ideas that might turn you on to “Red Russian” Kale, a gorgeous heirloom variety of kale with pinkish-purple stems and veins and almost silvery leaves. Kale is a nutritional powerhouse. … Continue reading

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when neighbours join in

recently, my lovely neighbour, Isabelle, joined Sarah and I in the gardens. It was so nice to have her there. While Sarah turned the compost, built a new sieve, Isabelle harvested edible flowers for the lettuce mix and weeded the … Continue reading

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Sarah rounding up the extension cords

there is beauty among the weeds but…they are still completely out of control…so we have been using, unsucessfully, a whipper-snipper. it really is out of desperation seeing as it also requires us to use about 10 extremely long extension cords. … Continue reading

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Tõnu’s Gazpacho!

Tõnu faithfully buys a cucumber from us every week and usually it’s to make his famous gazpacho. Here is the recipe he keeps bragging about (his words)! Gazpacho andaluz (Philippe Mollé Le Devoir) Pour 4 personnes Ingrédients 3 tranches de … Continue reading

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