Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Share The Harvest June Through October 2009

Fresh, organic and local. From the farm to your table. 5 minutes from Wasaga Beach Walmart you'll discover a wonderful family run Vegetable CSA (also freezer beef and chicken). What are CSA farms? CSA farmers receive a set fee (from you - the consumer) prior to the start of the growing season. In return, you receive shares (produce) in the farm's bounty and you also share the risks due to weather and other factors beyond the control of the farmer.705 322 6218 Seasonal cost: 16 weeks for family of 4 = $400 (payment plan offered)
"Whispering Pines Farm and Garden is a 50 acre farm located 5 minutes south-east of Wasaga Beach, 30 minutes north-west of Barrie. We currently have beef cattle, CSA vegetable garden (June to October) and chickens which will be available late June. Our CSA vegetable garden is growing vegetables using the old fashion way using crop rotations, hand weeding and manure from the cattle. No herbicides, pesticides, genetically modified seed and/or any other chemicals are used. Our cattle are a cross of Hereford/Limousine/Red Angus and are a closed herd. Our cattle are grass-fed and free from hormones and/or any by-products used to stimulate growth and/or production.Produce: Lettuce, Peas, Carrots, Beets, Potatoes, Winter and Summer Squashes, Tomatoes, Beans, Ground Cherry's, Herbs, Onions, Cucumbers Delivery to These Areas: We will deliver if we have at least 5-10 customers at one location. Area of Coverage: Barrie, Wasaga Beach, Elmvale, Midland, Coldwater, Collingwood." - John Cullen, Liz & Jesse Dobinson

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