Updates


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On Sunday, June 5th, between 10 am and 2 pm, ride on over and find the perfect plants for your garden. We’ve got vegetables, flowers, and herb plants to go straight into your garden. Everybody knows there’s nothing like biting into a fresh homegrown tomato! And organic seeds too! Need to build up your soil fertility? We’ll have green manure/cover crop seed, compost, and organic soil amendments available. Bonus: you can ask these organic farmers any gardening questions you have. Bike on over and pick up what you need for the best garden season ever! Where: Cooperative La Bikery Co-operative, […]

La Bikery hosts: an Organic Plant Sale with ...


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They’re here! Forty-three of the cutest little beings imaginable. These are a breed of ducklings called Khaki Campbells. We’re raising them (for the first time ever!) because we want organic, pastured duck eggs. These little guys had big adventures on their first day alive! They left the incubation chamber they cracked themselves out into and got scooped up by an orange-bearded man (Bryan). Bryan then drove them 3 hours home (he picked them up at Wayne Oulton’s Farm – W.G Oulton & Sons – in Windsor, NS). Once he got them home, I (Shannon) ran from the field where I’d […]

The Cutest Thing You’ll See All Day!


We wish you a healthy and happy holiday season…..filled with delicious meals, warm socks, and snowflakes on eyelashes. Cheers to you and yours, Bryan & Shannon, your Broadfork Farmers

Happiest of Holidays!



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We finished our market season on November 1st. We’ll be back at the Dieppe Market in the spring…it’s hard to give an exact date. For the last 2 years, we’ve returned in late April, but we always try to go back as early as possible (the weather, of course, has so much to do with it!). Thank you to our wonderful customers and to our wonderful fellow market vendors! Your support and friendship inspire us to continue making 20 year goals (and beyond!) for our farming careers. We hope to be growing food for you and seeing your sweet faces […]

Fields Empty, Hearts Full


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Well, the countdown is on, we’ll only be bringing our produce to the Dieppe Market for 4 more weeks (Nov.1st is the last day)! In previous years, we’ve tried to continue a bit longer, but it gets REALLY cold outside at the market! One year, we brought the most beautiful Easter Egg radishes to market in mid-November and they froze on our stand! We had to compost them. It was really sad. We decided to focus more on coming back to market earlier rather than continuing on later. Which I think suits our personalities better anyway. Luckily, many of our […]

Fall Harvest


Well, we finally felt confident enough with the nightly lows to put our precious ginger into its caterpillar tunnel which had been reserved and ready for quite some time. Here we are transporting it to its new home. Out in the big world. Away from the sheltered space of its formative young life… As you can see from these 2 pictures, some of the ginger shoots had grown quite tall. While others were just starting to sprout. First, we made a trench. Then we laid down a line of drip tape in the trench. I don’t know if anyone else […]

Ginger-ama