Spring Into Easter

I have been a big fan of Jaime Oliver since he first showed up on Food Television as the Naked Chef.  And now I thoroughly enjoy his show where he wears his Wellies while cooking in the garden with his outdoor oven carved into a rock! It’s so…so…well….pastoral. Today I got a newsletter from Top…

A Local Holiday

I am a huge fan of social media. Not because I want to know what someone had for breakfast or where they are standing in line now, but for the sharing of ideas, knowledge and inspiration. It’s the first thing I do when I get out of bed in the morning and the last thing…

Thanks To You

When I joined the Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market board in the spring I had no idea what to expect. What I did know was how much I love the market. That is no secret to anyone reading my column for the last few months What I didn’t know was how much goes into bringing this warm…

Easy As Pie

As I sat down to lunch I looked around at my little family all together for once, a rare occasion when the city kids managed to synchronize their calendars and make the trek to Puslinch. To them, we live on the moon. I felt I had a lot to be thankful for. The luncheon came…

Farm Visit

NEWS FROM THE FIELD BY Daina Makinson I went on a farm visit recently. I think that’s pretty cool – that the Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market vets all of its vendors.That way you can be sure that all the markets’ produce and products are grown, raised and produced in Ontario on the farms and bakeries etc.…

New for 2013

This new addition to our blog space will bring you stories from the field as seen though the eyes of a market visitor. Each month a new story or profile will appear to help you get to know the people that grow the food that your family loves to eat.