Weekly Veggie Box 2017 Sign-up is Open!

If you are interested in more information or are wishing to sign up for our 2017 Weekly Veggie Box program for this upcoming summer/fall season you can download the brochure HERE or click the “Weekly Veggie Box 2017″ link at the top of the page!  We have 40 spots available this year and they are filling up fast!

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Get Ready For Tomato Season!

Yes, it is only a matter of a few months before we will again be feasting on fresh, in season, vine-ripened tomatoes! Once again Fresh Start Farm will be selling heirloom tomato seedlings in the spring!

If you are interested in buying any seedlings, here are the times and locations we will have them for sale:

The Mustard Seed annual seedling sale Sunday May 8th from 10am-1pm
460 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 3J8

Cambridge Farmers Market Saturdays 7am-1pm starting on the May 14th weekend.
40 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON N1R 1T7

Our farm, from May 7th on-ward. If you plan on visiting I encourage you to email me (ben (at) freshstartfarm.ca) to check and make sure we have what you want in stock and that we will be home when you plan on visiting!
2899 Cockshutt Rd., Waterford, ON N0E1Y0

We have been listening to our customers and this year we will have a much larger quantity of the cherry tomato varieties we are growing than ever before. Below is the selection of varieties what we will have for sale in 2016!

2016 Tomato Menu

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Get Ahead of the Game in 2016!

20150529_083647Yes, our 2015 season is slowly wrapping up, with only 4 more weeks of CSA deliveries and 5 more weeks of markets to look forward to.  Speaking of looking forward, we have put together our brochures for the 2016 season of our Weekly Veggie Box/CSA and Egg Share programs!  If you really want to get ahead of pack and secure a spot for 2016, links to the PDFs for your specific area are available to download below.

There are some big changes coming to the farm in 2016, including the purchase of a tractor and some new implements, including a plastic mulch layer and potato planter/hiller/digger.  We are hoping that with these tools we will be able to increase production of certain crops who have been succumbing to weed pressure, while refocusing labour toward other crops that need more attention and nurturing. We are very excited!

Cambridge/Brantford/Norfolk County Brochure

Niagara – St.Catharines/Welland Area Brochure

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Markets 2015!

We decided last minute to start our 2015 market season this weekend, the long weekend, May 16, 2015!!  Originally we were going to hold off for another week, but the greens, spinach, radishes and seedlings grew so well in the hoop-house that we called up the market manager Alix and said, “We’d like to make our triumphant return this weekend!”

We have some really prime French Breakfast radishes, red radishes, washed and bagged spinach and washed and bagged spring mix available this Saturday, along with the following heirloom tomato seedlings!

We hope to see you there this weekend!

Tomato Menu 2015

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