Openhouse & Farm Tour

Sunday, June 1, 2014 10am-2pm.
There will be wagon rides, refreshments, games, baby chicks hatching, new born calves, kittens, a free barbeque, and a lot of fun!  You can see where your food starts, how it is raised and grown, and we are here to answer any of your questions.  Why not make a day of it and visit Edencrest. Free Fun for the whole family!!

Thank you very much for the wonderful time on your farm.  We had a relaxing and peaceful time-the children enjoyed riding-and the little cats-and Sparkey!  The breakfast every morning was better then most 5 star hotels! And the taste of fresh eggs is not comparable to the normal ones!  Klass' favorite was the potatoes!

Klass, Margit, Eva, Phillip, Lisa from Germany


Thank you very very very much!!  It was really the right choice that we had our wedding here with your help.  We had a wonderful and precious time.  We won't forget it!  Someday when we move back to Ontario, we will come back and take a kitten!  We love you both!

Kyle and Ryoko Kingston from Vancouver, BC

Thank you for the wonderful stay in your guesthouse.  We had a great time.  You have a beautiful farm and we really enjoyed the animals, especially the kittens.  We will make sure we tell all our friends about your great B&B!

Jack and Barb, Waterdown, ON

My kids really enjoyed going out to Edencrest, to see the animals and the farm. I was delighted to findout all the fresh CSA food you have available, including the pasture-raised beef.

J. Gingrich, Barrie, ON


Christmas at Edencrest

December 25, 2012:  Christmas has been a little different this year as Maureen has been in the hospital on and off these last 3 weeks.  Today I spent the day with her in the hospital, nothing much gets done during the holidays as they are short staffed and the specialists are usually away.  At least we know what the problem is so hopefully she will be home again by Friday.  We do have  some good news to report. 

Where did November go?

December 1, 2012:  Where did November go?   Only 25 more days until Christmas.   This autumn has been great, as we have had no snow yet and we are getting alot of things done.   Plowing was put off for at least a month later than we generally do as we have had such an abundant fall harvest of vegetables and I hated to plow them under until we had some serious frosty weather. 

November at the Farm

November 1, 2012:  Our last 2 interns have gone now so it's back to ma and pa again.  Corne and Cian finished working here on October 15.  Most of the outside work was done except for a few more root vegetables to pick and clean.  Cian plans to work closer to the Kingston area this winter and we want to thank him so much for his help, his cooking, and his great ideas he brought with him to Edencrest. 

Autumn at Edencrest

October 3, 2012:  Our summer CSA finished the second last week of September.  Whew!!   This last week we took it easy with nothing really pressing except to harvest for the Toronto Market on Saturday.  Welcome back to the farm Corne!!   What a beautiful wedding and on such a beautiful picture perfect day.  

Interns Come and Go

September 1, 2012:  Our interns are gradually leaving us to back to school.  Steven is taking his first year of post secondary education at Georgian College in Orillia.  Christie has left for Ghana and is working through a program offered by Trent University in Peterborough studying the second year of her environmental studies . Amy is going back to Georgian College in Barrie to complete her second year also.  Corne has been taking a little bit of time off since he is getting married tomorrow!! 

Goodbye Summer

August 2, 2012:  I can't believe how fast this summer has slipped by.  It has been a great summer in a lot of ways but also a challenging one.  We finally have been getting some rain.  I hope it's not too late for some crops.  Our sweet corn will be ready to harvest soon and I fear there may be a pollination issue as some of the cobs are not filling up completely.  That is most likely from the lack of adequate moisture.

What a Hot Summer

July 1, 2012:  Steven has now joined us as our latest intern.  Steven just finished Grade 12 and will be going to georgian College in Orillia this coming fall.  This is Steven's second year here at Edencrest, plus he has helped us on occasion throughout this past year when we needed extra help.    This summer has been dreadfully dry.  We have been fortunate though as we have had at least some rain from time to time.

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