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Farm Happenings at Mike's Garden Harvest

Farm Happenings for September 6, 2022

Posted on September 3rd, 2022
Over the many years I have spent cultivating vegetables I have come to believe that everyone of them possess a personality that is their own.  For example, lettuce is your fair weather friend. She is flush and green until the weather needle moves to anthing that might be extreme and then she q1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 30, 2022

Posted on August 27th, 2022
So this is a superfast update as share building was late getting out of the gate today. Basically, things to pay attention to:  We have some super amazing cabbage this week. Bell Peppers have colour. The fresh onions are gorgous. Last of the Fish Lake Garlic but there will be a milder variety1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 23, 2022

Posted on August 20th, 2022
A bit shy to share this story, but it is somehow perfect for this week. This is our 9th year.   I had reason to drop go back and deliver to a home that now picks up.  For some reason, in the frantic pace of a season I hadn't connected the dots despite having this fine family being al1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 16, 2022 - The Field

Posted on August 13th, 2022
It was over 10 years ago now, just about this time of year when I first laid eyes on her and caught my breathe. Casting my eyes over her graceful and quiet expanse I could hear her beckoning.  I pulled the car over and let the dogs out and started to stride through the long grass moving d1 read more »

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 »