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 […]
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 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 […]
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….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 […]