We’re at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here’s what we’re highlighting for the month of March. Yes, it’s time for delicious, crunchy radishes and fresh spinach and lettuce! Hope to see you at the market! We’ll be hosting land-based events at the farm in the near future. We’ll make some announcements […]
Hello again and a special welcome to our friend, Spring! There is always such a dramatic shift in our lives as the winter season slowly loses its grip on life in the north. All the weeks of planning for a spring that seems so distant can quickly turn from dream to action. It is my […]
Radishes are among the first spring vegetables, and can produce a harvest in 3 to 4 weeks from seeding. Radish (Raphanus sativus) is a cool season vegetable that has been cultivated in many parts of the world for centuries. Domestic radish is believed to have originated from wild relatives in both Europe and Asia, and […]
Spinach is a well-known and loved nutritious green. Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a member of the Amaranthaceae family, the plant family that includes beet and chard. Spinach is believed to have originated in ancient Persia, after which it spread to China and other parts of Asia through trade. Spinach can be used raw or cooked, […]
We are excited to be at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. supplying market goers with fresh greens and high quality vegetables. Here’s what we’re featuring this month. Hope to see you at the market!
As the final few weeks of winter approach I find myself remembering the season and the challenges, lessons and gifts that it has left with me. Spring planning is well underway, our vision for the coming season is full of potential and excitement. The first of many seedlings have sprouted, destined to fill the waiting […]