Author Archives: Friends of Lanark County

SOLD!

…to a lovely couple who fell in love with 151 Brook the same way we did 6 years ago. Thank you, everyone, for your interest, support and kind words about our (their) home. http://www.brookstreetaylmer.com Advertisements

Posted in Farm Photos and Updates

Our house and part of the “backyard farm” is up for sale!

http://www.brookstreetaylmer.com We imagine that our home, gardens and neighbourhood will be as inviting and livable to the new owners as they have been to us over the last 6 years. We are now selling to follow our farm dream and … Continue reading

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the beauty of calendula

in the field,  in the basket, in the dehydrator, in the bottle…. This year I grew calendula for my good friend Magdalena Tomczak of Woman Divine. Many of the pictures here (the good ones) are stolen from her website. She … Continue reading

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Garlic Harvest 2013

A nice, sunny day and a patient team of lovely people: The Hendrick sisters (of Mr. Hendrick fame) Pat and Barb, Eliot, Hana and Andrew. Not too many photos this time around. The ones at the end are of the … Continue reading

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Good food in the Aylmer Area

Please note: this list was prepared for my previous customers based in Aylmer, so it does not include all the superb organic farms offering CSAs in the Ottawa area and on the Ontario side of the river. If you decide … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements

Spring 2013: a little update

Dear friends and customers, I hope you have had a great winter and are ready for spring. Every now and then, especially on a day like today, I can almost smell the earth and my imagination runs wild. I feel … Continue reading

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Garlic Planting 2012

It was a pretty cold, misty, wet day. It seems that everyone (except one) decided to drive here today and to do so in a silver vehicle!  We worked really quickly and I can’t wait to see the garlic appear … Continue reading

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Veggies by Mireille Massé

It was a dark and romantic morning when Mireille came to the vegetable stand with her two cameras. After another dryspell, the skies opened up and it rained – torrential rains! The lights on the porch of the bakery were … Continue reading

Posted in The Vegetables

more beautiful vegetables …growing in the field

the pictures speak for themselves. i really am in love with these vegetables. yesterday, while i was taking the photos i came across a beautiful praying mantis; what an incredible creature it is. it turns its head to have a … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Photos and Updates, The Vegetables

vegetable stand in august

every Saturday from 9:00 to 13:00 we set up our vegetable stand at the Boulangerie Aux Deux Frères on Rue Principale in Vieux Aylmer. Here are some recent pictures of the vegetables and some of the lovely customers and friends. … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Photos and Updates, The Vegetables