Pasture-Raised, Organic Chicken

We now have this season’s pasture-raised chickens for sale.  Over the past few years, we have enjoyed raising chickens, given that they are a great complement to a mixed farm.  It has been amazing to see how much the chickens improve the pasture by adding their own unique “fertilizer”! We have received lots of positiveContinue reading “Pasture-Raised, Organic Chicken”

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”

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”

Looking ahead to 2014

Happy New Year and warm winter blessings from the snow-covered farm.  It is sometimes hard to believe, looking out at the white fields, that they will soon be planted once again and booming with growth and vitality! We are looking forward to the season ahead.  We are currently interviewing applicants for our apprenticeship program andContinue reading “Looking ahead to 2014”

The Farm Through Emily’s Eyes

For several years, we have been very fortunate to work with apprentices on our farm.  Through the C.R.A.F.T. (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) network, we collaborate with other farms that host apprentices to provide a rich learning experience for those interested in pursuing ecological agriculture as a possible career.  Each year, we get theContinue reading “The Farm Through Emily’s Eyes”

Sold Out of Winter Veggies, but luckily Spring is around the corner!

Thank you to all those who have been ordering vegetables from us throughout the winter.  We were happy to be able to offer as much as we were able to without a root cellar.  But alas, the time has finally come when we must say that we have sold out of winter vegetables. We areContinue reading “Sold Out of Winter Veggies, but luckily Spring is around the corner!”