Happy Sunday everyone! Hope you are able to get outside and enjoy some of this unseasonable warmth that late February has decided to grace us with. Over the next few weeks all of us here at Heart's Content are going to be busy not only preparing the upcoming season of vegetable productivity but also how we can share our unique skills and expertise with you!
To continue with last year's trend, we are once again offering a wide variety of different workshops and fundraisers throughout the season. There is bound to be something that tickles your fancy, whether it be learning to grow your own backyard vegetable garden using organic principals, growing edible & medicinal mushrooms in your backyard, fermenting your own beer and mead (honey wine) using locally source ingredients or healing your mind and body with medicinal herbs, we've got you covered!
We'll even be hosting a gathering open to community members that are interested in learning how to protect farm land and make farm land affordable for new entrants. We are also proud to be continuing our popular monthly edible & medicinal plant walks which will be starting on April 10th, and this list is just a start! So stay tuned to our Event Calendar to make sure that you don't miss out on one of our highly engaging and informative events.
As always, thank you for your support and interest! Take it from us, workshops are a whole lot more interesting on our part if we have lots of lovely folks eager to learn and engage in sustainable lifestyles, preserve their land, their communities and their health!
We're looking forward to another exciting and fulfilling year here at Heart's Content Farm!
We have modified our CSA Program in order to provide better service to our supporters. You can view the details on our 2016 CSA Program page.
Tom will be back with us for the season and we are once again planning on delivering a number of informative and highly engaging workshops and special events on subjects including organic gardening, fermenting & preserving food, brewing herbal beers and growing mushrooms outdoors. We'll also be offering our monthly edible & medicinal plant walks which will begin in spring.
We hope to be able to offer a Community Garden to the public at the Langford Schoolhouse this year, so let us know if you're interested. Stay turned for details!
Spring seems a long way off but I know it will be here before we know it and we are planning for another successful season this year. As always we are happy to hear from you if you wish to share your thoughts and ideas.
Thank you for all of your continued support!
This weekend we will be holding a rummage sale! There will be a wide assortment of goods like furniture, books, clothes, knickknacks and more! Also, baked goods will be making an appearance! Come and grab a muffin or cookie with a tea, coffee or juice and enjoy browsing our large selection of items.
Where?: The Langford Schoolhouse
When?: Saturday April 4th 9am-1pm
We are finally working through the new website and hope it's easy for you to navigate. You are now able to sign up for a weekly CSA basket of veggies and pay online if you wish, or you can still pay via cheque if you prefer.
The snow is finally melting and the weather is telling us it's time to start preparing for the upcoming season. We are already starting some of our seeds and we will have some available for sale at the Mustard Seed Coop seedling sale May 8 and/or May 9 in Hamilton (google Mustard Seed coop for more information)
We are excited about starting our own market at the Langford schoolhouse at 1694 Colborne St. East. Our tentative date is Sundays from 11:00 to 2:00. We hope to have our vegetables and baked goods and preserves for sale. We are also looking for more vendors who grow their own produce or make their own crafts from locally sourced material as much as possible. NO third party sellers please.
Welcome to our 2015 season at Hearts Content Organic Farm! We are excited about our upcoming season with lots of new ideas and new people on the farm.
Tom Nagy will be joining us again. He was here last fall and has extensive knowledge in plant identification, wild crafting and mushroom growing. Michelle Doherty will also be bringing experience in fermenting and baking along with her farming experience.
We are still working out the logistics of what we are growing this year and where our markets will be. Now that we are certified organic and have a certified kitchen at the Langford Schoolhouse, we have more options for marketing our products.
We are revising our website. You will soon be about to sign up and pay online for the 2015 season CSA.
Stay tuned for more updates.
Richard and the Hearts Content Organic Farm team