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Blueberry Picking

We had just enough time to fill half a container of blueberries before the storm arrived. This was a great morning activity that we did with our son and exchange student from Spain. The farm has a great deal, half a large container for $10 or a full container for $20. It took two ofContinue reading “Blueberry Picking”

Mid Spring Garden

Long Beach Conservation Area

Vincent’s first trip to the beach was a success, he loved the sand between his fingers and kept pulling us to walk towards the water. What a joy to see him experiencing the wonders of nature for the first time. Here are a few photos from our outing to Wainfleet’s Long Beach.

An afternoon Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms(Day 1)

Yesterday we spent a few hours helping out at the Boyter Family Farm in Fonthill to learn about the process of cultivating mushrooms by working hand in hand with them. Here are a few photos from the first stage of cultivating shiitake mushrooms with a brief description below each as well as a link with moreContinue reading “An afternoon Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms(Day 1)”

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Mid spring flowers in our backyard garden. A lilly, lilacs, violets and columbine flowers. all except the lilac started from seed or bulb last year or the year before.

Malcolmson Eco-Park

A few photos from our hike around Malcomson Eco-Park. One of the unique aspects of this park is it’s many upcycled bird houses found in it’s tress as you walk around the park.  

Shopping Waste Free in Niagara

Our Favourite Waste Free Grocery Shopping in Niagara Farmers Markets   Roadside Stands & Farm Stores Bring your own cloth/reusable bags Bulk Barn The Bulk Barn provides many organic options and will  allow you to bring your own  cloth bags when you stock up on dry goods. Their plastic containers for wet items are 100% recyclable.Continue reading “Shopping Waste Free in Niagara”