In a bid to become somewhat more self-sufficient, my husband and I recently decided to try keeping our own chickens for egg production.
I thought it was normal to pick your dinner from the garden.
The Tomato Girls, a moniker given them by one of their customers and biggest fans, Pete Paterson from Caledon East, tell me that worldwide there are over 4,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.
MISSION: Supporting small to midsize natural and organic farms, artisanal and fair trade producers by offering fair compensation and by providing a larger market presence and increased accessibility by consumers to this group and their products.
With its recent move to Orangeville, Hockley Valley Brewing Company has quadrupled production of its award-winning beer.
I can just make out the honking of the gaggle of tall embden geese that poke about in the trim grass outside Wendy and Bill Masters’ century brick farmhouse. The birds seem unaware of the fate that awaits them. Several dozen ducks are already packed and frozen, while a hundred laying hens and fifty Christmas…