Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Sour Cherry Uses

In 2020 our Montmorency Cherry tree did very well indeed This tree does very well in our Zone 5 and it the type of cherry we all think of as the “cherry pie” tart filling that you would buy in … Continue reading

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Grainy Mustard Horseradish Cream Sauce

Mustard is something I have always liked, I grow alot of mustard plants, both for the greens and for the seeds on the farm, I use mustard to help “clean” the soil as it will push out wire worms the … Continue reading

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Sour Cherries “Juilet”

Our little homestead now has 7 different Types of Sour Cherry Tree’s or Dward Sour Cherry Bushes. While they are all tough “sour” type they are not all “cherry pie cherries” some are sweet enough to eat fresh, some are … Continue reading

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Stuffed Meatloaf in Pasta Sauce

While we love a good meatloaf, sometimes you need to try something a little different, this cheese stuffed Meatloaf in a tomato based sauce is sure to please. Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf Balls with Pasta Sauce 2 pounds of grass fed … Continue reading

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Pricing! (Garden)

While prices across the whole system are up and you can expect to pay more, a reasonable more.. However it has become clear to me that there are peaple locally and across the country that have decided that they can … Continue reading

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Birds.. Ontario March Canada

Hello Folks..  In the next days and weeks the spring migration will be starting in terms of the birds.. but this post is of the birds that stayed the winter plus one guest family.. We have so many different kinds … Continue reading

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March Pantry Challenge 2021 Week 2

We leaped into spring like weather this week!.. so much melting.. we had our first “false” spring and it was lovely! We broke our weather record on weds.. the old high was 10c and we got to 14c I spent … Continue reading

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March Pantry Challange 2021

Well, its a week into march and I had hoped to get a few more posts up but as long as I make my weekly overviews on sunday, I will be happy about it. For new readers, March Pantry Challanges … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Go Plant those Pepper Seeds (zone 5)

This year I am growing West Coast Seeds King of the North Sweet Pepper. 68 days green, 90 days red. Large beautiful fruits that are bell shaped. Great producers in our short growing season. I ordered the seeds in 2020 … Continue reading

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March coming in like a lion

The last day of Feb was mild, so mild that we had our first “misty” fogged in monring on the farm.. it felt like spring and things were melting.. but with over 3 feet as a base plus higher snow … Continue reading

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