Farm Happenings at Zawadi Farm
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Farm Happenings at Zawadi Farm

Farm Happenings for June 7, 2023

Posted on June 3rd, 2023
This season's weather has been incredibly unpredictable, with extreme heat and cold cycles changing rapidly. As a result, the fields have been suffering from thirst, and we have resorted to using shade cloth to protect the leafy greens from the scorching sun. It's so hot that even the arugula has b1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 31, 2023

Posted on May 27th, 2023
Greetings and welcome to our third week of Harvest! We are excited to announce that we have expanded our team with the addition of Teri. She joined us last month and is now in charge of managing our Downsview Park half acre plot. Teri's previous experience with Homestead TO Urban Farmer incubation1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 17, 2023

Posted on May 15th, 2023
As we bid farewell to 2022, we also bid farewell to our beloved co-founder, friend, and mentor, Misha Shodjaee, who embarks on a new farming journey.From the beginning, Misha has been essential to Zawadi Farm's success story. His calming presence and unwavering support have been invaluable througho1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 2, 2022

Posted on October 30th, 2022
Hi Everyone! We just finished tucking away our garlic for the 2023 season and have finally arrived at the final week of our 2022 Farmshare program! Thank you once again to all our members for their continued support and we look forward to supplying you again next year with hyper local fresh produce1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 26, 2022

Posted on October 24th, 2022
We have arrived at the second last week of deliveries for the season, so the last box for some of our bi-weekly members! Thank you so much for your support and we hope you have truly enjoyed the benefits of eating a healthier, local, and seasonal diet. For those receiving their last home delivery,1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 12, 2022

Posted on October 9th, 2022
Hi Everyone! Only four more weeks of deliveries left for this season! It's that time of year where we have started to run low on our stock of plastic delivery totes and perhaps some of you might have some laying around the house that you've been meaning to put out but have forgotten to for the last1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 5, 2022

Posted on October 2nd, 2022
Hi Everyone! We are happy to announce that we have once again partnered with OK!Kombucha and you can now order their amazing beverages through the Harvie portal and receive them inside your box alongside your fresh veggies! These partnerships are part of our efforts to support local producers1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 28, 2022

Posted on September 25th, 2022
Hi Everyone! BIG NEWS: this Saturday we have a special event at the farm! We are hosting a farm tour and brunch with Chef Bashir Munye in collaboration with Ubuntu Community Farm and SARN Farms. The event is also a fundraiser for our new non-profit Zawadi Connections which aims to increase food acc1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 14, 2022

Posted on September 12th, 2022
Onions and Spaghetti squash are now curing in the greenhouse. The butternut squash need another week or so out in the field before harvest. Our lettuce greens are germinating nicely and we are looking forward to the cooler temperatures as the season winds down. For now enjoy your share! read more »