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 […]