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Farm Happenings at Mike's Garden Harvest

Farm Happenings for August 9, 2022 - Introducing the Volunteers

Posted on August 6th, 2022
It was over 3 years ago now. Late September.  The weather was colder than advertized and on Tuesday, the frost came like a bully, as close as you could possibly be without actually damaging anything. An icy scare for sure, with the promise of it coming back with a vengence on Thursday. At that1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 2, 2022 - Introducing the Packing Crew

Posted on July 30th, 2022
They say you never get a second chance at making a first impression. We are keenly aware how excited everyone is to get their share and to unpack it seeing all the fresh vegetables that they have so carefully selected. If we make even the smallest mistake packing..something not quite up to par, or1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 26, 2022 - Introducing Alex aka BikeBoy

Posted on July 23rd, 2022
Alex Marshall is one very interesting cat.  By day, a mild mannered geographer employed by StatsCan. When he is not pouring over geo-technical data, this father and now raised two sons along with his wife Alison are all out touring on their bikes. Huge distances and big adventures. It is a lif1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 19, 2022 - Introducing Jaime and Marcelino

Posted on July 16th, 2022
Imagine, if you will, a start up professional ice hockey team that was part of some fringe hockey league getting two of the NHL's best players to join their ranks for the season.  Well, that is pretty much what happened to us when we got two professional Field Workers who came all the way from1 read more »

Farm Happenings for the week of July 12, 2022 - Introducing Linh

Posted on July 9th, 2022
One of the many gifts of running a farm are all the interesting people that you get to meet and work alongside with along the way. We thought it might be interesting for you, vicariously through the Farm Happenings to meet some of the very skilled people who are working hard behind the scenes to he1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 5, 2022 - Week 1

Posted on July 2nd, 2022
And so the CSA season has finally begun and we couldn't be happier :-) Now if you have NOT done this before, please know that you have until Sunday (tomorrow) at 5pm to make any changes that you may wish to your share. It is pretty easy but give yourself a little bit of time. If you don't feel like1 read more »

A Mom Story

Posted on May 8th, 2022
With a start, I heard "Michael! You are needed imediately, it's urgent!" I don't think there is anyone that is so connected to us throughout are whole entire lives any more powerfully than our Mother. I was in my early 20's working at the Orillia Y as the Assistant Swim Coach.  It ha1 read more »

Our First Easter Hop

Posted on April 16th, 2022
Well, we didn't know what to expect and maybe that was a good Yesterday we hosted our first Easter Hop (Scavenger Hunt) which was broadcasted over the FB airwaves throughout Riverside South, Findlay Creek, Hunt Club and Uplands/Mooney's Bay. 200 plus people came all eager to hunt for e1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 18, 2021- The 2021 Winter Gift

Posted on November 15th, 2021
Ever seen one of those corny family Christmas movies and there is that scene when the Dad gets caught in some sort of obviously fake Santa costume putting presents under the tree.. we are (lol). Every year, we hope to be able to offer a Winter Gift from the field. We do this for a couple1 read more »