Willo’ Wind Blog

Summer CSA Applications Now Available!!!

We have started our CSA membership sign up for the coming 2014 season!!! A very big thank you for supporting our farm for the 2013 season. A strong local sustainable food system is only possible because of people like you who support it. We hope you enjoyed the benefits of receiving fresh local organic food […]

Congratulations Sandy!!!

  Eleven Little Piglets Willo’Wind’s First Batch of Piglets Born On Farm On March 10th around 3am Sandy, our Birkshire sow, gave birth to 11 little piglets.  Close to 4 months ago Sandy was bred to a Large Black boar at another Organic Farm near Stouffville. Sandy is now  producing close to 10 kg (22 […]

More Introductions

We Have Some More Additions to Introduce Angie Angie is an eight month old gilt (young female pig yet to have piglets) that we aquired from another farm in the area. We have never seen a pig as frendly as this. She will actually lay down to get a belly rub. We are currently waiting […]

Meet Willo’Wind’s Gentle Giants

Maggie and Millie   Millie 2000 lbs and 6ft at shoulders Millie came to our farm Mid-December from an Organic Farm in Elora, Ontario. We are still getting to know Millie. She is very reserved for affection, playing hard to get. However, her ability to respond to comands puts Maggie to shame and makes Millie […]

PUPPIES! PUPPIES! PUPPIES!

We Have Puppies! Two of our  farm dogs, Jax and Jessie have had puppies. Jessie, the great mum that she is, raised a litter of eight health pups that are now ready to go to new homes. Currently available  are two females and 3 males.  All puppies have been dewormed and have had their 1st […]

BRINGING THE FARM TO THE CITY

BRINGING THE FARM TO THE CITY Coming to the Heintzman Neighbourhood: Event Focused on Raising Awarness about Local, Sustainable Food Date:  Febuary/March Location: Party room at 61 Heintzman Time: 10am to 3pm Have you ever wondered “where does my food come from”? The Farmers here at Willo’ Wind Farm are providing you with an opportunity […]

Willo’Wind Interns

                   One of the programmes our farm participates in is C.R.A.F.T. (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training). This means we offer an internship programme here at Willo’Wind. It is an exchange of “the interns labour and commitment and the farmer’s  instruction, supervision, education, time and commitment”. We have been so fortunate this season to […]

Welcoming Six New Additions

On October 4th we welcomed six new additions to our farm. Acquired from a local farm just outside of Toronto, these heritage breed piglets will eventually be providing our community with flavourful, yet still ethically raised pork. On the conventional pig farm, breed selection is based on litter size and fast, lean growth rates. Some […]

Thanksgiving Turkeys

Thanksgiving turkeys are ready! Well almost, they just need to finish their tasty treat of watermelon. Early Thursday morning we will take these turkeys to a local abattoir where they will be humanely processed to be made ready for our consumption. During their life these turkeys had access to fresh pasture, non-genetically modified grain from […]

Welcome to our Website!

….the care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.” – Wendell Berry The Art of The Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays These words guide us as we put our hands […]

Contact Info

12740 Concession Rd 5
Uxbridge, Ontario
L9P 1R2

adrian (at) willowind.ca

(905) 852 3878