5 Steps to Going Local with Your Food

If you’re trying to go more local, buying fancy packaging with labels won’t be what fulfills the connection you’re trying to find to your food. You need to change up your strategy for going local, and invest your time and some money to get there. It’s worth the effort to go local, as you’ll eat produce that tastes better; know where your food comes from; and reap the nutritious rewards of eating fresh, local food.

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Gardening in Ontario Guide

Welcome to your resource guide for gardening in Ontario. I put this together because every year I get friends of Cavaleiro Farm asking me questions about their garden. This year, with Covid-19, gardening seems more important than ever, so I thought I would try to help more people. Gardens provide us with fresh food, get…

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Maravillas Maravillosas

Farm Poetry Hannah Atkinson Renglich   maravillas maravillosas hannah atkinson renglich as the girasol does its namesake work of turning to the sun we do the opposite shielding ourselves with feathered straw hats and taking up hoes and rakes to break the twitchgrass crowding out beds formerly laden with garlic on a hot September morning…

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Shepherdess at Work

The farm job that has always resonated with me the most is taking care of the sheep. Maybe it’s that nurturing instinct in me. Or perhaps it’s because I value personal growth, and you can’t not grow as a person after working with sheep for several months. Either way, the sheep have become my family,…

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Fencing Workday With My Friends

Guest post by Andre Good fencing is a feature of functional importance on any farm, as it lays down key infrastructure that keeps livestock out of the fields where they don’t belong and in the pastures where they do belong. At Cavaleiro Farm, there was already some existing fence that had likely been laid down…

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