Category Archives: Announcements

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

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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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it’s dry out there: dry, dry dry

i have been holding back talking about the challenges this year. well, not talking about them, but writing about them (i have definitely been talking about them). my hope is that now, if i write about them, i can refer … Continue reading

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introducing… local ORGANIC maple syrup

we are very happy to be carrying this wonderful new product…there is only one other supplier in the region (in Ottawa) so come out on Saturday and get a jar. Medium Amber certified organic maple syrup. $10 for 540ml Regular … Continue reading

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plants for sale June 2: grow your own garden

Once again we will have a variety of our favourite plants for sale on the opening day of our veggie stall at the Boulangerie aux deux Frères on June 2. All of the vegetable starters are grown by two local, … Continue reading

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Join us at Seedy Sunday in Hull on March 18!

The Outaouais’ third anual Seedy Sunday – Fête des Semences – will take place from 9:30 – 5:00pm at the Maison du Citoyen, 25, rue Laurier, Gatineau. Last year 4,000 people showed up for a whole host of activities related … Continue reading

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aylmer backyard farms now offering weekly vegetable baskets!

Due to popular demand, we are launching Aylmer’s very own Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares. All vegetables are grown right here in the heart of Aylmer for Aylmerites. Starting the last week of June we will be offering a limited … Continue reading

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2012 Dig In Workshare Program

Do you want to grow veggies? The days are getting longer and in less than two months we will probably start to smell the earth again…before then we’d like to have Aylmer Backyard Farm’s 2012 farm team in place. If … Continue reading

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Event at Yoga Sivananda March 10

Yoga Sivananda de l’Outaouais presents Farming Close to Home Special guest speaker, Anne Janssen Saturday, March 10, 2012 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Where is our food grown, how is it grown, who grows it? What are the benefits and … Continue reading

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See you Saturday at Le Saucissier

Hello everyone, I look forward to seeing you again on Saturday. This is a little reminder that we will be at Le Saucissier, 104 rue Principale. It is just a few blocks down the road from the usual spot at … Continue reading

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