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Spring Share Week 2: Searching for the Sun

Posted on April 8th, 2022 by Tamara McMullen

Lettuce Rejoice!

April 14, 2022

Spring Share Week 2: Searching for the Sun


It’s Week 2 of the Spring Farm Share!

Administrative Details

For some of the biweekly folks, it’s your first share, so here are a few things you need to know:

You are getting this email to let you know it’s time to customize your share, you will have until 9:00 p.m. on Monday April 11th to do so.   

Here’s a how to file:

If you run into any issues, please email, you can also reach out to me at

Your first shares will be available for pick up on-farm, or in Goderich, Clinton and Blyth on Thursday April 14th, and in Bayfield on Friday April 15th. 

I strongly recommend making a calendar reminder

If you run into issues at your first pick-up, please reach out to me at 519 441 1556.


Pick-up Locations Notes:

Most of our locations are pretty straightforward but 292 Townsend, Clinton, and on-farm are a little less so. 

292 Townsend Street in Clinton is a house behind the Tim Hortons.  The shares are in the garage- go through the small man-door to the left of the garage door to enter and collect your share. 

On-farm: We are located at 84400 Currie Line, Belgrave, and the Farm share pick up is self-serve.  At the end of the driveway there is a small barn, enter the barn, and on the back wall you’ll find a walk-in cooler.  Inside on the left there are shelves with your share. 

Harvie University

Harvie has excellent help files on all sorts of topics, they call their help file database ‘Harvie University’, you can find it here:


What’s in the Box

We are swimming in spinach.  Now is the time to indulge in salads, but also have you ever made spinach pie?  It may take a little extra time to prepare but goodness, it’s worth it!

I also LOVE saag paneer.  When I’m feeling really ambitious, I’ll even make the cheese but either way it’s delicious.


On the Farm

We are deep into mud season.  It’s the time of year where I wonder if the sun will ever shine again, and if my house will ever be clean again.  To make things feel a little less yucky, we are working on farm clean-up in between seeding and planting, and also managed to put up the amazing mural that on our dear staff member Autumn Ducharme, painted for us this winter.  It makes me smile every time I walk by. 

We grafted our tomatoes, and planted about 900 hundred more for the seedling sale.  The greenhouse is filling up!

If things dry out a little, we plan to put in our first outdoor planting of hardy greens and root veggies next week.

That’s all for now, happy eating until next time,

Farmer Tamara