Olde MacKenzie Farm

Browsing Archive: July, 2011


Posted by Carey Wood on Friday, July 22, 2011, In : Travelling Mechanic 

Above: Thomas talking to workshop participants at the workshop on Wednesday evening.

Thomas arrived at our place on Monday.  Two days early.  We were happy to have him.  On Wednesday evening he did a "Maintaining your diesel engine" workshop.  We has looking for a tractor under 10 years old for the workshop so we borrowed one from a friend/neighbour.  Andrew Carins brought up the tractor from his farm for the workshop.  Our tractor is just a little older than that (mid 60's). 

Thomas worked on...

Continue reading ...

Travelling Mechanic

Posted by Carey Wood on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : Travelling Mechanic 

Thomas the travelling mechanic will be joining us today.  We are happy to have him 2 days early.  At this time we are not sure if he will still be staying with us until Friday or not.

We are hosting a “maintaining your diesel engine” workshop on Wednesday evening.  Registration is through ACORN.  http://www.acornorganic.org/events.html

Thomas is hopefully going to be getting our Massey working for us.  We are also hoping to have him get a chance to look at the Ford 9N.  It would be grea...

Continue reading ...


Posted by Carey Wood on Thursday, July 7, 2011,

CSA Members were surprised this week to get a little sample of fresh edible podding peas.
We are excited that we have peas this early, with more to come.  With a few extra family members around this week, it was hard to keep the peas for the CSa members, but I was successful. 

There are lots more coming, this is only the begining.

Continue reading ...