Willo’ Wind Blog

Do You Know Your Farmer

Do You Know Your Farmer? As we launch CSA 2018 here at Willo’Wind we pose a question to all our readers and customers: When you buy your food do you know the farmer who farmed it? Better than any label this knowledge is your best guarantee for where your food comes from. The purpose of […]

2018 CSA sign up is now open!

Dear Friends,       A farm is a living, breathing patch of land, a space where human endeavour meets nature head on.  Some farm practices try to subdue and dominate nature making it a servant to financial aims.  Sustainable farming is more the dance of two unlikely partners trying to get in step with each other! […]

Winter Sleigh Rides On The Farm!!

  Looking for something different to do with your family & friends? Come experience an authentic, horse-drawn sleigh ride or wagon ride! We are now offering sleigh rides pulled by our awesome team of horses Maggie and Millie! Book a private sleigh ride with friends, family, or your special someone. Enjoy the surrounding beauty of […]

Food Is Not A Widget

Food is not a widget! This great statement is from an article on the importance of preserving rare breed livestock. What is a widget you ask? Something that can be industrially produced in great quantity. The glory of food is in the incredible diversity of tastes, aromas, and textures. A tomato is not an inanimate […]

Swing Into Spring 2016

Swing Into Spring 2016 March 19th 1-6pm Here at Willo’Wind Farm Spring is on its way and Willo’Wind would like to welcome you to its Annual Season Kick-Off!  This is a great opportunity to get to know your local farmer and experience where your delicious food comes from.  Bring the family for a horse drawn […]

Thank You Interns!

  In the face of all the demands of farming it is easy to let slip the chance to pause and consider all that has gone well in a season! We can become too focussed on the crop that is not doing well, the chickens that are not laying, the rain that has not come. One […]

Increase in Beef Prices- An Explanation-

Beef Prices Are Rising!!! After the mad cow crisis a few years back the beef industry took a major hit. Prices for beef animals dropped to record lows and a lot of producers, due to high feed costs,  sold their herds. However, beef prices today are hitting and exceeding record highs, resulting in a huge demand for live […]

The Birds & The Bees!

Ban the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides – An Update! Last October we posted news about the issue of neonicotinoid pesticides. We have further news that not only bees but birds as well are at significant risk. On our farm we have hives that belong to a local beekeeper. While his bees are safe on our land […]

Willo’Wind Wednesday Farmer’s Market

On  Wednesday  June  4th  Willo’Wind  Farm pops up a tent at our third Farmer’s Market location for the 2014 season. Willo’Wind will now be part of the MyMarket  Farmer’s Market at their Bloor-Borden location. MyMarket is the result of the work done by Farmers’ Markets Ontario  (FAO)  in response to the growing problem of identifying the difference between  real farmers and those […]

Welcome Spring and Happy Easter to All

It is Definitley Easter on the Farm!                                              Chicks are here, kittens are born and Madeline, our proud muscovy duck, is setting on her nest!  Some sure signs that spring is here and the Easter season is upon us! This time marks the begining of our season. We invite you this year to learn the […]

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12740 Concession Rd 5
Uxbridge, Ontario
L9P 1R2

adrian (at) willowind.ca

(905) 852 3878