Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden
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Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden

Week 1 -- Hot!

Posted on June 17th, 2024
And so our 15th season of community shared agriculture begins! Thank you to everyone for joining us on this journey, both returning members and new! I hope you enjoy your shares this season as you discover the magic of eating locally and seasonally. Unlike the past few years, this spring has seen r1 read more »

Early December

Posted on December 2nd, 2023
Oskar and I just returned from the 10th Annual EFAO (Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario) Conference. The theme was watersheds. And I think it was a watershed moment for us, in that it was an opportunity to reflect on what we are doing from a different perspective and with a beautiful communi1 read more »

November

Posted on November 20th, 2023
Hi Folks, As the snow flies, we have a lovely stash of veg inside. Hot soup anyone? We've got the carrots, onions, celeriac and more that you need! Stay safe in the snow! read more »

Mid November

Posted on November 13th, 2023
I hope you are all well and have the chance to enjoy some of the sunny days this week. We are thankful for a drier spell to get out into the field and harvest the carrots! And, we have lots of veg for you! Including onions (red, yellow, cipollini and shallots), leeks, carrots, winter squash, celeri1 read more »

Week 20 -- Thank you!

Posted on October 30th, 2023
And here we are in the last week of the season! Whew! Thank you for joining us this season and for supporting your local farming community!  I hope you enjoyed the vegetables and the time spent preparing and eating them. Your commitment enables us to focus on growing great vegetables and to ta1 read more »

Week 19 -- Get your Christmas Goose!

Posted on October 23rd, 2023
Here's a message from my son, Oskar...   Hi! My name is Oskar. This is my third year of raising geese. This year, I am selling geese for Christmas for the first time.   Order your Christmas goose here   How I raise the geese The goslings were all hatched on my family&rsquo1 read more »

Week 18 -- Mid October

Posted on October 16th, 2023
Well, we are into the last three weeks of the CSA season! And there is still so much variety to choose from. Hope you are enjoying the autumn flavours. We are tidying the garden, finally taking down the tomatoes, and reflecting on what worked well, what didn't and how will adapt for next  year1 read more »

Week 17 -- Very wet

Posted on October 9th, 2023
Well, that was quite a shift in the weather! From hot, sunny and dry to rain, rain, rain and much cooler! whew. Feels like autumn finally arrived. And after a full summer, I do appreciate the cooler and darker days. These days, in between harvesting and packing, we are tidying up the garden and pre1 read more »