Tag Archives: Soft Fruits

Ginger Raspberry Jam Recipe

Ginger Raspberry Jam   3/4th cup of fresh peeled, finely cut ginger 4 cups of mashed raspberry (these were frozen from our farm) 7 cups of sugar 2 TBSP of lemon juice Pinch of salt 1 package of pectin   … Continue reading

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Rasberries June 2015

Well, lets see, it should be a knock down bumper crop of rasberries this year.. The crazy, really needs to be pruned and pathed wild rasberries are loaded, they will be small, and they will be dark and tart.. The … Continue reading

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Hard Fruits and Soft Fruits May 2013

Sour Cherries Gooseberry High Bush Cranberry Mulberry Plums Apples Saskatoon Elderberry Pea’s in flower Strawberry Ground Cherry Currents Chokeberry looks like we should be able to get a lot more crops this year then last that is for sure!

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First of the garden count is in.. Currents, and Blueberries..

Well, the first of the fruit count is in this year and it surely does reflect a different spring and what late frosts can do.. Red Currents- a mear 8 cups worth- $6 dollars worth locally.. No on farm black … Continue reading

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Food Forest-Hiding in plain view..

If you drove by this, would you see anything other than a green jungle? Currently in that front green jungle there is Apple Trees Pear Trees Plum Trees Sweet Cherry Trees Sour Cherry Trees Mulberry High Bush Cranberry Honey Berry … Continue reading

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Orange Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

Rhubarb Orange Chutney. 8 cups frcsh chopped rhubarb, 1 cups of chopped onions, 1 cup of golden raisins, 3/4 cup of apple cidar vinager, zest of two oranges and the fresh done juice of them, plus 1/4 cup of lemon … Continue reading

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Food Forests or Producing Hedgerows-Farmgal Style.

so while I will share the offical seven layers of the basic idea of a “Food Forest“. I am also going to take this back to Farmgal first hand experance because it turns out that what I have been making … Continue reading

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Come on a spring hike with us!

We took a lovely little 3.6 km hike in the woods and around a bit of a little lake yesterday, it was the yellow loop, come join us on the hike in a series of photos I took! It always … Continue reading

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Garden “monday” and Monthly “How does your Garden Grow”

Ok, I need an extra 6 hours in each of my days at the moment LOL, Spring came early and I have hit the ground running but I feel like we are going!, going! but never quite getting there if … Continue reading

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Food Storage Friday-03-16-2012

Food Storage Friday Report To be honest it was a slow week, and a bit of a whiny friday to boot.. the weather has hit a unnatural high, typically we are 2 or 3 above and we are well over … Continue reading

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