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How to Prepare for Your First Horse Ride

Riding a horse can be a lot of fun, but it can be a bit scary too when it’s your first time. In fact, if you are not well prepared for your first ride, it may not turn out to be a pleasant experience at all. On the other hand, a novice rider who hasContinue Reading …

Shop Local and Support Farmers Markets

It is officially Farmer market season all across Canada. Depending on where you live, there most likely is a market within 30 minutes of you. If not, maybe there is a farmers stand or your local grocery store may feature local products. Either way, find out and check them out. From April to October farmersContinue Reading …

Family fun at the Pumpkin Patch

This time of year is truly my favourite! Not only is the weather much milder and tolerable than other months, but the landscape around us changes. The beautiful browns and oranges or the fallen leaves is comforting and great for pictures and outings. Family seems to come together more this time of yer and HalloweenContinue Reading …

Athena Organic Farm + Eco-Retreat – What is on your table

As we drive through the country roads and we see the crops are ready for harvest, I can not help but be thankful for the farmers. Day after day, night after night they push ahead and do what it takes to bring farm to table for us to enjoy a healthy meal with our families.Continue Reading …

The March Classic with Grain Farmers of Ontario #GFOClassic

I was born and raised in the city, loved it! Then had children and moved to the country, rural living was more our pace. It has been many years that I have lived surrounded by farmland but there is still so much to learn. I know farmers and visit farms, but to be honest IContinue Reading …

Behind the scenes of Burnbrae Farms #BBFFarmTour

Last week I ventured to Eastern Ontario to spend a fun and informative day with a group of Canadian bloggers and our gracious hosts, Burnbrae Farms. I must admit I was unsure what to expect before arriving. I never have seen the behind the scenes happenings of farming. Quickly flashbacks of the first few episodes ofContinue Reading …

Excited for the #BBFFarmTour Checking out a Family Farm

I call myself a city girl because I grew up in the city. However shortly after becoming a mom I was happy to live on the outskirts. The more children we had the farther into the country we moved. I very much love the city life, but the rural life has its appeal! Where weContinue Reading …

#loveONTfood Twitter Party June 3rd-8PM ET

With the summer here, one of my favourite things to do is visit the local farmers markets. When you shop locally you are supporting your community. I love the fact that I live in a farming community. Often my neighbours share with us their potatoes, onions, maple syrup and other yummy fresh foods. I amContinue Reading …