Farm Blog

Journal for Work / Life Balance

When you start to journal, it becomes clear, very quickly, why you may be running behind schedule most days. With so many amazing projects and epic adventures on the go at the same time, it’s easy to underestimate the time our “to do” lists will use up. One way to curb the work load and accomplish... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

If you didn't save rhubarb last summer, we're sure your neighbour did. Make a trade for this non-dairy variation of an old time classic. In a large bowl, combine: 2 3/4 cups flour 1 1/3 cups brown sugar 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt In another... Continue Reading →

An Old Fashion Christmas

It's the simple things that we remember. Not the gifts, not the glitter, not the parties or the packages. It's the special moments with family and friends. The comforting silence of the forest. Sleigh bells ring as the horses trot through the winding trails. A glimpse of sunlight reaching through the trees, lighting up the... Continue Reading →

History of Christmas Ornaments

It is said that the first glass Christmas ornaments were made by Hans Greiner and Christoph Muller in a German town called Lauscha. This town was located in a region prime for making glass with plenty of nearby timber and sand. The story goes that one year around 1600, Hans didn’t have enough money to... Continue Reading →

Deep Dish Skillet Pizza

Deep Dish Pizza Baked in a Cast Iron Skillet Pizza Dough ~ combine 2 cups flour with 1 tsp salt in a bowl. In another bowl, mix 1 cup of warm later with 3/4 tsp yeast and 1 tsp olive oil. Pour into flour mixture, knead for 3 minutes, let rest for 15 minutes. Knead... Continue Reading →

Old Fashion Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas time is drawing near, the comforting smell of gingerbread cookies fills the air. Baking with kids and grandchildren, making memories and homemade gifts. 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup softened butter 1 cup sugar 1... Continue Reading →

Wild Rose Hip Tea

October is the perfect time to harvest rose hips from local wild roses Rosa canina. Not only is the rose hip known as a powerful antioxidant, it is also an excellent source of vitamin C, A and E, all of which support a healthy immune system. Rose Hip Tea  Place 4 - 8 cleaned fresh rose... Continue Reading →

Granny’s Beet Rolls

Ukrainian Beet Rolls have been an old family favourite for as long as we can remember. Granny would carefully build each beet roll, cover them with fresh garden dill and onion, then bake in a heavy cream. They were served hot at all of our special family dinners where everyone waited in anticipation to dish up!... Continue Reading →

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