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Garden 2019

Garden 2019 was huge in spite of lack of water! This year we planted the entire Garden plot! In the Garden 2019 we grew cucumbers, corn, raddish, (yellow, purple, green) beans, soy beans, swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, (yellow, green) zucchini, (heirloom, orange, purple) carrots, (green arrow, sugaranne, sugarsnap, mixed)peas, (red, yellow, mixed)potatoes, dill, cucamelon, garlic, Read more about Garden 2019[…]

Farm Jam 2019

FARM JAM We had burgers, weenies, trout, salmon, potato salad, Mexican street corn salad, baked beans, amy’s dip, veggie, fruit and cheese platters and more! Cold water and juice machines! Sunday we had a few people come out for breakfast. We have 4 dozen farm fresh eggs, hash browns, Toast (done on the Rollertoaster courtesy Read more about Farm Jam 2019[…]

2018 Garden

This summer (2018) Some produced…and some didn’t produce We’ll never plant Tiny Tim tomatoes again. What a nuisance. So many tomato skins to peel off. Carrots produced a lot! So did zucchini, pumpkin and beans..of course. Kelly always manages to get some canning done including this year Kelly and Jeffs Apple Butter/ Jam thanKs to Read more about 2018 Garden[…]

Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance: A Couple Who Met During The War Written by Jan Densmore In today’s Remembrance celebration,  we take the time to think of My Mom (Margret Bissell) and Dad (Gregory Rice) were in their early 20s when they met during WWII. Both army soldiers. Signing up during wartime, can you imagine how scary the future could be Read more about Remembrance Day 2018[…]

2018 Garden

We had a huge Garden this year! We also had Tania and Uncle Bruce’s garden. This year we had an abundance of beans (like usual) zucchini, cucumbers, peas, pumpkins, carrots, tomatoes, and potatoes. 52 pumpkins to be exact, which were all given away. The garden failed at producing peanuts- We produced 3 out of 20 plants Read more about 2018 Garden[…]

Farm Jam 2018

Farm Jam 2018 was smaller than usual but more fun than ever! There was a small group at Farm Jam 2018 this year, but a  lot of newcomers! We were happy to see Beth and Laurier(Sp?), Auntie Kate(from South Korea), Billie, Kendra, Cousin Danielle and family, cousin Gerry and family and of course all the regulars. Read more about Farm Jam 2018[…]

The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm

The surprise swarm that took Jeffs grainery by storm! In just 2 days honey bees had created a swarm on Jeffs exterior wall of his grainery. This isn’t the first time bees have been around before but never a swarm like this.  This time it was more of an adventure. Wanting to get rid of the Read more about The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm[…]

Cousin Weekend 2018

Cousins Weekend Was Filled Sunshine, Drama and Food! We camped out at Uncle Malcolm’s for the cousins long weekend! Mathew and Emmy joined us from the East coast, along with Terra and the girls(this includes Andrew). The invitation was also extended to our parents this year! Everyone packed up their tents, campers, games, footballs, baseballs, Read more about Cousin Weekend 2018[…]