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…

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…

Grow. Cook. Eat.

BUTTERNUT SQUASH Reviewing fantastic meals we can create with local Ontario produce but also ‘how’ is this vegetable grown and can you DIY in your own backyard or community garden? Today we chat with Chef Maxine Knight. GROW. Butternut squash needs warm soil to germinate and takes approx 100 days to harvest, so start your seeds indoors. …

Grow. Cook. Eat.

BLOG FEATURE — BEETS Grow. Cook. Eat. reviews some of my favourite vegetables from planting, harvesting, cooking and plating for super delicious meals.  The process of getting my hands dirty and nurturing life from seed to meal is therapeutic for me.  I literally feel like a boss lady when I harvest a crop and I…

Farm Fresh in Antigua

Every year I disconnect from the every day and go experience life in another location. 2016 it was Vancouver and 2017 it was California, Grand Canyon, Grenada, and a Caribbean cruise (Clearly …. I had lots of disconnecting to do). 2 weeks into 2018 and this year I find myself in the beautiful island of…