Winter Vegetable CSA – SIGN UP NOW!

As we pack the final shares of our Summer CSA this week, we think back to the first shares of the season in June and marvel at the diversity of vegetables!  We thank our CSA members for joining us on the journey through the tastes of the season.  The partnership we make with CSA membersContinue reading “Winter Vegetable CSA – SIGN UP NOW!”

Pasture-Raised, Organic Pork – SOLD OUT for 2015

Over the past few years, we have enjoyed raising pigs on pasture on the farm.  They are a great complement to a vegetable farm, always happy to receive any vegetables we have to spare!  This year, their pasture was in a section of the farm along a fence-line under the trees.  We really enjoy havingContinue reading “Pasture-Raised, Organic Pork – SOLD OUT for 2015”

Getting into the Gardens!

It has been a gorgeous week of garden work here on the farm.  The shorts and sun hats are out as we take the first transplants out to the field.  We have done our first plantings of onions, green garlic, kale, cabbage, broccoli, swiss chard, lettuce and seedings of spinach, salad greens, beets, carrots… andContinue reading “Getting into the Gardens!”

Champions of Local Food

We are fortunate to have several dedicated champions of local food in our community.  Over the past year, we have connected with the Education, Literacy and Access committee of the HFFA (Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance).  We have enjoyed opportunities to visit schools and help to deliver workshops on local food and farming as wellContinue reading “Champions of Local Food”

Sign Up for your 2015 CSA Share

Tired of the “record-breaking” cold February temperatures?  Close your eyes…imagine the smell of a warm, ripe tomato…now, bite into it and let the juices run down your chin…  Feel warmer?  Keep thinking about the warmth of spring and summer and the bountiful vegetable harvests that, believe it or not, will grow out there soon enough!Continue reading “Sign Up for your 2015 CSA Share”

Guelph Organic Agriculture Conference this weekend

We have enjoyed being at the Orangeville Indoor Farmers’ Market this winter, selling a wide variety of root vegetables and some prepared foods.  We will continue to be there on the following dates: February 14 & 28 March 14 & 28 April 11 & 25 If you are in the Orangeville area on a SaturdayContinue reading “Guelph Organic Agriculture Conference this weekend”

Planning for 2015

Happy New Year from Fiddle Foot Farm! This is the time of year when we look back to last season’s successes and challenges in order to plan and improve for the coming year.  We will be putting together our seed order for all of our favourite vegetable varieties, we will be interviewing applicants for our apprenticeshipContinue reading “Planning for 2015”