Fifty Shapes of Carrots

Nothing seems and looks perfect in life…or perhaps it does 🙂 …that of course all depends on our views and perceptions. While shooting our featured image for this post, we aimed for the perfect photo and look what we ended up with ??? A pose that would never […]

The Strength in Organic Carrots

Guess what’s in season? Sweet, tasty (if grown organically) and colorful like rainbow carrots. By reading this article you will learn few interesting facts about carrots, the benefits of eating carrots, the type of carrots we grow and we will share our favorite juice recipe!!!! Carrots belong to […]

Meet Organic Farmer – HUGH PHILLIPS

AN INTERVIEW with Hugh Phillips – An Innovative Permaculture Farmer at McVean Farm, Ontario, Canada. Hugh’s journey as organic farmer started to get away from the corporate rat race to live a slower-paced, more meaningful lifestyle close to nature. Hugh uses chemical-free and sustainable growing practices. Nurturing and enriching the soil […]

The Cosmic Experiment

It started as an experiment. On a rough and harsh clay soil we planted little tiny organic carrot seeds called Cosmic Purple. Due to rough conditions of the soil we did’t have much of expectations and with doubts crossing out minds we knew that the carrots will have […]

Meet Organic Farmer – AUDREY

AN INTERVIEW with Audrey – Organic Farmer and grower at McVean Farm in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Audrey a former social worker started her organic farming experience 6 years ago when she decided not to renew her contract as social worker and instead take on a journey to organic […]

The Organic Sunflowers Have Awoken

The great weather  and 30 + Celsius that we now have in September allowed our organic sunflowers  (Russian Mammoth and Giganteus) to “open” and show their true colors; finally.  The pollinators literally occupy the plants in search for the sweet nectar to bring it to their hives, their […]

Cilantro – Powerful Health Saver

You probably have heard of the phrase: “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” What if it is not true? What if this something doesn’t kill us but makes us weaker and sicker? I am talking about heavy metals such as lead, mercury, nickel, copper, and aluminum. You […]

A Snake in the Straw

Surprise, Surprise, this morning upon arriving at the farm we found a snake taking a nap in the bail of straw. We use the straw to cover the soil to prevent the sun from drying out all the moisture in the soil. Having a snake on the farm […]

Meet Organic Farmer – KATE HAMILTON

AN INTERVIEW with Kate Hamilton – Organic Farmer – Grower and a founder of Green Peas Organic a nonprofit organization that operates community plots at the McVean Farm in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The mission of Green Peas Organic is to increase local, neighborhood production of organic food, to build […]

Benefits of Eating Radish

Guess what is on our plate this week??? Radish!!! Fantastic and stunning yet underestimated radish. After reading this article you the reader will be able to identify the types of radishes we grow and name the benefits of eating radishes. Radishes are beautifying food They are high in […]