Because of the diverse nature of the many different restaurants and chefs Brian Henry has worked under he is highly proficient at a wide range of cuisines.

Brian’s cooking is seasonal, inventive and smart, but in no way unapproachable or fussy. When he is coaxed out of the kitchen and starts talking about food, his passion and knowledge are instantly recognizable.

"Chef Brian Henry cooked a series of delicious appetizers for us as we sat around a table in the kitchen". Thanks

Tony Aspler, Wine writer

“Chef Brian Henry puts one hundred percent of his energy into going all the way.”

Birgit Moenke, Editor Stir Media Read More Reviews

Events

ENTER TODAY—THE MINOR’S® FLAVOR EXPEDITION RECIPE CONTEST

You could win a food tour of one of America’s six top culinary destinations!

Burgers and sandwiches are still on top, so create and share your destination-worthy version—featuring your signature condiment made with

 Minor’s Ready to FlavorTM bases or flavor concentrates—to see where it takes you.

SUBMIT YOUR
ENTRY BY 9/29/17


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Seed Saving in the Kawarthas

In partnership with The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security,

Farms at Work is pleased to host a full day of seed-saving workshops for farmers, in two locations.

You can register for either or both of the morning and afternoon workshop tours.

Bring a bag lunch for the drive from Stirling to Hastings if you attend both!

Registration can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/seed-saving-in-the-kawarthas-tickets-3546652…

Morning: Biennial Seed Saving: How to Over-winter and Save Seed from your Favourite Biennials

Monday, August 14

9:30am – 12:00pm

Location: Small Spade Farm, Stirling, ON

Small Spade Farm has been running a CSA in Stirling, Ontario since 2013. Using heirlooms are central to Lauren and Eric’s farming philosophy, and they have specialized in growing heirloom vegetables for their CSA members on their 7-acre certified organic farm. In past years, they have experimented with seed production of heirloom vegetables and in 2014, they joined Seeds of Diversity’s Vegetable Seed Producers Network to trial and grow a number of different biennial crops for seed. Come learn about different methods of storage for biennial crops (both in the field and out) and how to integrate biennial seed production into your market garden operation.

Afternoon: Growing Seed to Support Your Market Garden

Monday, August 14

1:30pm – 4:30pm

Location: Chick-a-biddy Acres, Hastings, ON

Chick-a-biddy Acres has a long history in the farming community in the Kawarthas, as an early CSA in the region 17 years ago. Sherry Patterson is one of the most experienced market gardeners in Ontario, and in the past few years she has been integrating seed production into her farming operation. Through working with the Vegetable Seed Producers Network, Sherry is adapting different varieties of pepper, squash, and lettuce into her market garden. If you’ve been considering integrating seed crops as part of your market garden operation, for sale or for on-farm use, join us on August 14th to learn how Chick-a-biddy Acres is meeting the challenge!

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Upcoming Workshops and Farm Tour!

Seed Saving Workshops in the Kawarthas!

Have you registered yet?

In partnership with The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed SecurityFarms at Work is pleased to host a full day of seed-saving workshops for farmers on August 14th,2017!

You can register for either or both of the morning and afternoon workshop tours. Bring a bag lunch for the drive from Stirling to Hastings if you attend both!

To learn more about the workshops and to register follow the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/seed-saving-in-the-kawarthas-tickets-3546652…

 

Morning: Biennial Seed Saving: How to Over-winter and Save Seed from your Favourite Biennials

Monday, August 14

9:30am – 12:00pm

Location: Small Spade Farm, Stirling, ON

Small Spade Farm has been running a CSA in Stirling, Ontario since 2013. Using heirlooms are central to Lauren and Eric’s farming philosophy, and they have specialized in growing heirloom vegetables for their CSA members on their 7-acre certified organic farm. In past years, they have experimented with seed production of heirloom vegetables and in 2014, they joined Seeds of Diversity’s  Vegetable Seed Producers Network  to trial and grow a number of different biennial crops for seed. Come learn about different methods of storage for biennial crops (both in the field and out) and how to integrate biennial seed production into your market garden operation.

 

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Native Pollinator Habitat Project

Farms at Work is pleased to be working with the University of Guelph on a 3 year project on native pollinators. Stay tuned for interactive tools under development to provide farmers with practical information on how to enhance pollinator habitat on their farms.

In case you are in the Aylmer area on Wednesday August 9th, join fellow farmers on a farm tour to learn about native pollinator habitat. Led by experts from the University of Guelph and Farms at work. To register follow the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/farm-tour-native-pollinator-habitat-on-farms…


 

Community Egg Grading Webinar!

The Community Egg Grading webinar has been pushed back to November 14th, 2017 at 7:30 PM EST!

Local Food and Farm Coops is hosting a webinar on Farms at Work’s 2017 Study entitled “Egg Grading for the Community: A Feasibility Study”.

Register here and for more information:
http://cultivatingfoodcoops.net/events/egg-grading/

The full report can be accessed online at: www.farmsatwork.ca/library

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Two Successful Local Food Networking Events

Farms at Work held two Local Food Networking Events this spring – one in Douro, Peterborough and the second north of Cobourg in Northumberland. Both events were sold-old. Between the two, approximately 75 farmers, restaurants, stores, and institutions participated in targeted “speed-meetings”. Participants reported a total of 130 new business connections made in which new sales and purchases of local food are expected!

Further local food networking opportunities will be planned across the region for next winter. To see pictures of the most recent event please follow the link below!

https://www.facebook.com/farms.atwork/posts/1741027585911773

 

Looking for Farm Work? Looking for Land?

Check out the listings on Farms at Work’s website today!

Jobs: http://www.farmsatwork.ca/find_farm_work

Farmland: http://www.farmsatwork.ca/farmland


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Looking for land? Selling or renting a farm?

Farms at Work’s Find Farmland forum is a great place to

post or search for available farmland in east central Ontario!

Currently we have 20+ postings from across the region with more coming in regularly. 
Check the forum at www.farmsatwork.ca/farmland

regularly to make sure you have not missed any new posts.


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Peterborough’s Farmers Market

Every Saturday Year Round
7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Located in the Morrow Building

 George & Lansdowne Street, Peterborough
www.peterboroughfarmersmarket.com