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Browsing Archive: September, 2012

"Julie and Julia" becomes "Michael Smith and The Wood Family"

Posted by Carey Wood on Sunday, September 30, 2012,

Through the past winter we watched the movie “Julie and Julia”.  It was about a lady named Julie that went through Julia Childs cookbook and cooked everything in it.  She blogged about each recipe she cooked.  This gave us an idea to try and do it as well, but not necessarily with a Julia Childs cook book.

Jeff had picked one out at Indigo to purchase and complete but never did buy.  We were looking for a book that cooked with in season vegetables and food that the average family woul...


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Open Farm Day

Posted by Carey Wood on Sunday, September 16, 2012,

Sunday September 16th was open farm day, on Prince Edward Island and across the Maritimes.  We hope you made it out to one of the many farms across the Island or one near where you live.

There were 26 across the Island all together, all different commodity groups were included from potatoes, beef, dairy, and even Kool Breeze farms with their Scarecrow competition.

We were asked about being a host farm for the day, but are going to wait another year or so.  We want to make sure Timber and J...


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Tunnels

Posted by Carey Wood on Wednesday, September 5, 2012,

We have been hard at work preparing for the fall, winter and spring.  We are looking forward to taking on the challenge of growing through the winter again.

This past weekend we put up 3 caterpillar tunnels.  They are 17’x 102’. 

The tunnels arrived last Tuesday from Ontario.  They came at the end of the day when I was at veggie boxes.  By the time I came home it was dark so I wasn’t able to see what had been delivered.  Jeff took a couple pictures of what arrived.

 

Wednesday I ...


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