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Amanda Andrews
What do Farmers do in the Winter?

What do Farmers do in the Winter?

Have you ever wondered what farmers do in the winter?   The fields might be covered in snow, but we continue to “farm” nonetheless. The winter is a time for reflecting, planning, and organizing, all in preparation for the planting season to come.     As the farm slows down and transitions into winter, so does our schedule. Mornings don’t start so early anymore, and with less physical labour to be done in the fields, we shift more towards the intellectual work of planning and preparing for seasons to come.   Believe it or not, this week Jonathan will be...

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Amanda Andrews
Getting to Know Your Farmers

Getting to Know Your Farmers

One of the joys of small-scale farming, for both the farmer and the greater community, is knowing each other.   Being able to see the faces and hands that grow the food, as well as the faces and hands that take that food home to nourish their families with it. This is one of the factors that drew Jonathan and Jolianne to Ottawa’s Greenbelt farms - the proximity to the city and the opportunity that this provides for building a food-based community of people that know each other and share similar values.   If you haven’t had the chance to...

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Amanda Andrews
Getting Dirty with Ottawa Farm Fresh

Getting Dirty with Ottawa Farm Fresh

We are passionate about growing amazing vegetables, but we are just as passionate about growing soil. Yes, growing soil! Why do we do all of this? Because we are stewards of the earth and through cooperation we all benefit. When you support the Farm, you support the earth, and together we can all thrive!

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Amanda Andrews
Early Bird 2022 CSA Special!

Early Bird 2022 CSA Special!

From October 21 to 31st we will be offering the best deal you can imagine on our Summer 2022 CSA. Lock up your spot between these dates and you will be treated to a trifecta of treats that will not be offered at any other time.

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