Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm
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Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm

What a spring!

Posted on June 10th, 2021
It's hard to believe these are your last spring bags, my what a spring it has been! I wanted to make sure you all knew the wonderful team that has grown and packed up your veggies. We're a five person full time crew, with Valerie part time. Along the top from left to right we have: Joanna, Norma, Marina,... read more »

Allium Party

Posted on May 27th, 2021
Mini biology lesson and cooking with spring alliums ~ "Allium" is the latin genus for a group of plants that are included in nearly every meal as a flavour staple. Think onions, leeks, chives and garlic but also those gorgeous round spiked flower balls found in decorative gardens. Here's a little biology... read more »

Field planting time

Posted on May 13th, 2021
The first seedlings are in the fields, greenhouse harvests, and why we still have storage veggies. ~ These past two weeks have been very busy around the farm. We've been planting our first seedlings out into the fields! So far we've focused on veggies that won't mind a nip of frost in case the temperatures... read more »

Spring Bounty

Posted on April 29th, 2021
Something new, abundant greens, and how much in a pack? ~ This week there's a great mix of favourite old storage crops, and fresh treats from both the greenhouse and the fields... we've even got something growing in a cooler! We weren't joking about calling this a spring trial, we're learning in... read more »

Greens are growing like crazy!

Posted on April 23rd, 2021
There's a learning curve with a greenhouse, and a downside to only sending out bags every other week. We have lots of greens ready for the week in between! Since I don't know what else to do, we're opening up a farm stand to get a little greens restock to anyone interested. We have arugula, lettuce,... read more »

Into the fields...

Posted on April 15th, 2021
Anyone remember the musical into the woods? The farm has been moving along in leaps and bounds, this week we were: Into the fields to work the soil, knock back weeds begin our toil. Into the fields  to tidy up to plant the seeds so veggies erupt.   It's such a euphoric feeling... read more »

What are spring veggies?

Posted on April 1st, 2021
~ The magic of spring veggies, storage tips, and veggie preferences ~ Also, we have a new swap page as of this delivery, your cart summary is visible by clicking on the cart icon on the top right corner! Here's a link to the FAQs if you want the guided tour to customizing your share. Not so... read more »

Next level veggies: local feasting in March!

Posted on March 1st, 2021
As you probably already know, we really love our veggies. While we have days of quick dinners, and grab and go veggie snacks we also love taking time to play with them in the kitchen. Here's some feasting we've enjoyed lately while busy staying at home and eating local this winter ;) Sourdough tempura,... read more »

Busy indoors for a change

Posted on February 2nd, 2021
Veggie notes of the month: Napa cabbage is our winter staple for salads, much gentler on the digestion than regular cabbage, we slice this as our salad base. We like grating in other veggies for colour and flavour, the watermelon radish - red, golden beets or rutabaga - yellow, kohlrabi and daikon... read more »