Growing up Farm Girl

It’s been an interesting time trying to balance everything lately, but is there such a thing as balance? Who knows….but what I do know, is recently I took some “down time” (hence the lack of blog posts.. womp..womp) and reflected on my life and what areas need restored focus. It’s amazing how this type of…

Up close with Ontario Farmers

After studying Food & Farming at Durham College for 2 years and then working under a well-known farming family, I decided to get up close with some of our farmers and shine a little light on who grows food in Ontario.  When we eat local, who is the actual person behind the shovel?  Who is watering,…

Farmers’ Market Season – Tips!

Friends!! The time has come yet again to grab our reusable bags and pockets full of cash to head over to all the markets across the GTA.  Farm Fresh produce, artisan food products and the chance to meet your farmers is an awesome opportunity to take advantage of this summer. Ontario can have sporadic weather…

What does “Eat Local” mean?

Local. Local. Local.  Definitely a buzz word as of late and definitely a trend I hope gains way more traction as consumers begin to understand what it means to eat local.  There are different definitions for what “local” means and I’m hoping to share some thoughts. Local can mean within your City.  For example Toronto…

What’s The Point Anyways?

Everyday when I look in the mirror and see tired eyes looking back at me, I’m tempted to say “What’s the Point?” ….What’s the point of me launching a new business and taking the time and energy it takes to launch a blog, curate content, seek out new experiences and now launch my own events…

Adventures of MapleFest

In case you haven’t guessed it yet, let me state nice and clear……I love FOOD. I love yummy, gooey home baked things, in addition to, earthy delicious home grown things that give my taste buds a ride of their lives! *insert happy food dance* This means that I seek new recipes, new restaurants, new cultures…

Make a Joyful Noise! The Top Ten

Recently I asked everyone “What brings you joy?” and boy did  I get some amazing responses! The goal I have for Restoration Farms is to help people restore their love for Self, Nature and Farm Fresh Foods.  To reconnect with passions, healthy foods and shining a new light on both urban and rural Farming. Some…