‘Harvest Day’ for us means a bustling Friday, when the harvest for the Bulkley Valley Farmers’ Market on Saturdays gets picked and we lay the groundwork for the Hazelton Farmers’ Market on Sundays. On a drizzly mid-summer harvest day this season, we were happy to welcome photographer Aaron Whitfield to document the harvest as anContinue reading “Harvest Day 2019”
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When folks comment about this farm being in the middle of nowhere, I reply that it is, actually, the centre of the universe. All relative I suppose. A few weeks ago I broke its gravitational pull long enough to visit some friends on the mid-coast, and made a quick overnight jaunt out to Ocean Falls,Continue reading “Ocean Falls”
Today marks a decade at WoodGrain Farm (aka Moonlight Mountain Farm for the first couple years). Here’s a quick look back 10 years to 2009, the first season on the farm. That’s Wilfred on the tractor tilling our very first garden patch. We continue to be forever grateful to good neighbours and a supportive community,Continue reading “10 Years”
A fun January project, that turned into March. Staves and floor are cedar from a local mill; benches, trim and lid are chainsaw milled cedar from the back forty. Excellent fabrication job on the aluminum snorkel stove and bands by MWM Welding in Smithers. Life on the farm just got that tiny bit better.
Late season 2018
Blog posts have been admittedly sparse as of late (thanks instagram), but here’s a few images from the very dry season-that-was courtesy of late-summer wwoofer Célia
Suddenly it’s Winter
A quick transition into winter this year, with mild temperatures and lots of snow!
A late August snapshot of our season in the market garden, slow beginnings this year but coming on well now.
Springtime has finally arrived on the farm, and the lambs are at their bounciest.
The garden sesaon nears its end as we move solidly into fall.
To the barn
The day always ends with a stroll out to the barn, particularly beautiful after the early evening thunderstorms have rolled through.