Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm
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Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm

Summer Holiday Season

Posted on July 28th, 2019
It's the time of year for heading out on adventures, and we've welcomed a child of each of our mexican ladies to join us at the farm for their holidays as well as their partners! Last weekend we took them up to Steph's family cottage for a true Canadian adventure, and I we had fun teaching them how to... read more »

Now that's a green onion!

Posted on July 20th, 2019
"Green onion" refers to the plant whenever it has nice green leaves, and it can be harvested at various stages. We have beautiful luscious greens on our onions this year so it's time to share! We harvest them gradually over the summer, so you'll see the size of the bulb slowly growing here on in. Come... read more »

What is seasonality?

Posted on July 15th, 2019
Seasonality is an interesting concept in farming that captures when during the year different vegetables become available. Some plants take four months before they can be harvested for eating, others can grow in a month. Early in the summer we eat a lot more greens, because leaves grow quicker than fruits!... read more »

Packing in the greens!

Posted on July 7th, 2019
Your bags are starting to fill up nicely, and it's the time of year for greens! Have you tried putting greens on the barbecue? We drizzle with oil and place whole leaves on till they're crisp and develop a lovely flavour from lettuce to kale to beet tops. This week we've got the first of our beans headed... read more »