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Chive blossom vinegar

To make chive blossom vinegar we trim off the flowers from chives and soak them in vinegar for a couple weeks. The chive flowers infuse the vinegar with a garlicky flavour and a beautiful pink hue. This can be used as a flavoured vinegar for salad dressings, dips, to sprinkle on fish or fries, or for a bowl of cucumber slices.


A ready batch.


Clean jars.


The light shining through the pink vinegar. So pretty.

Here's a recipe for a vinaigrette made with chive blossom vinegar.

Strawberries

We're expecting to have extra berries after our CSA sharers have gotten theirs. If you would like a crate or two for making jam, or maybe just a couple boxes for snacking, please give us a call. They are $4.50/box, $54/crate.

The year ahead

We are very excited for this year we have a lot of different vegetables that we have selected for their nutritional value, flavour, antioxidants, and colours.  See a full list below of what we have planned for 2016.

 We now have an egg CSA $4.00 for a dozen eggs ($64 for 16 weeks), if you want a half dozen $2.00 ($32 for 16 weeks).


We still have spots left in our CSA. Sign up here. We accept many forms of payment and you can discuss payment plans with us. We also introduced new CSA sizing we now have

1/4 Share (1 person) ($160 for 16 weeks - value of $10/wk). Includes an average of 3-5 items.


1/2 Share (1-2 people) ($320 for 16 weeks - value of $20/wk). Includes an average of 5-8 items.


3/4 Share (2-3 people) ($480 for 16 weeks - value of $30/wk). Includes an average of 8-10 items.


Full Share (4+ people) ($640 for 16 weeks - value of $40/wk). Includes an average of 10-12 items.


Don't forget you can refer a friend and when your friend signs up, you get extra vegetables. 

We can deliver…

2016 CSA Sign Ups!

2015 was definitely an interesting year. We as a family, as a farm, and in our CSA community faced a number of challenges. We had chicken thefts (darn foxes), infestations, seed failures, a late Spring and thus late start to the season, some family illnesses, back injuries, and the like.

Despite our challenges we have had a number of successes in 2015 too. We got to meet new CSA sharers, new people at market, and maintain a relationship with many wonderful people. We grew delicious beets, better kale, more herbs - not to mention a crazy amount of dill and beans. We also had our first beautiful crop of strawberries come in.



 Every year comes with its ups and downs. We are looking forward to the year 2016 and have begun our planning and preparations. The fields were prepared this fall so we have a jump-start come this spring. With our review of what worked and didn't work last year we are doing up our wish-list of seeds to buy

Our registration for 2016 CSA is open. Now is the time …