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EAT THIS: — a guide to good eats in Aylmer, Quebec

EAT THIS: Strawberries, sausages, pizza, and homegrown vegetables — a guide to good eats in Aylmer, Quebec Last Saturday morning I was on a quest for fresh local strawberries and my research led me to Alymer, Quebec. I live in … Continue reading

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Fresh, local, organic: right here in Aylmer!

Aylmer Bulletin By jmurray | Published: June 12, 2012 Fresh, local, organic: right here in Aylmer! Aylmer Backyard Farms did a brisk business, June 2, from its location at the Boulangerie aux Deux Frères on Rue Principale. Veggie Stall, Saturday … Continue reading

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Aylmer is a happenin’ food place…

well, sort of. In that quaint, suburban, sleeper town kinda’ way…. Shawna Wagman, the Food Editor of Ottawa Magazine, was looking for a farmer’s market in Aylmer and landed upon Aylmer Backyard Farms. That led her to our veggie stall … Continue reading

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Aylmer Backyard Farms Grows a New Backyard

Bulletin d’Aylmer May 9, 2012 – Kristine Kruszelnicki Home owner Sidney Gill found a creative way to avoid mowing his lawn this summer. He donated 2,500 sq feet of it to Aylmer Backyard Farms in exchange for a weekly sampling … Continue reading

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100-Mile Backyard Farming: Ripe for the picking

Down-home natural goodness is just outside the back door By Laura Robin, The Ottawa Citizen June 29, 2011 OTTAWA — Anne Janssen lives with her husband in a two-storey red brick house with a two-car garage. Their home is on … Continue reading

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Fresh bread, local, organic produce all in Aylmer!

Vol. 30, No. 25.   29 juin / June 29  Farmers Market, sort of Fresh bread, local, organic produce all in Aylmer! Aylmerites in search of fresh, local, organic food should visit La Boulangerie aux Deux Frères on Saturday mornings, when … Continue reading

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Aylmer Backyard Farms: a new business takes local food to a new level

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Gold in them there fields

Les Huiles d’Amérique’s sunflowers yield fresh, pure oil BY LAURA ROBIN, THE OTTAWA CITIZEN AUGUST 31, 2010 While Loïc Dewavrin’s farm about 160 kilometres from Ottawa has just 20 hectares of sunflowers, when they bloom the sight stops traffic on … Continue reading

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