Gardening · Homesteading · Markets

Second Year Strawberry Plants

This month we brought in the second year alpine strawberry plants into the greenhouse, as I was concerned about the potential cold. It was a wise move I feel. Normally we let our plants winter over outside - short freezes are fine, and build hardier plants. However.....extended ones can be hard on plants sitting in… Continue reading Second Year Strawberry Plants


Greenbank Farm Holiday Market

We will be back at the Greenbank Farm Holiday Market this Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th. We will be restocked from last weekend's busy market there, and will have all 3 flavors of our amazing lip balm with us - and our soaps in some really neat new designs. The market is indoors, in the… Continue reading Greenbank Farm Holiday Market


6th Annual Handmade Holiday Market

Come out tomorrow to Langley, Wa for the 6th Annual Handmade Holiday Market. All booth fees of this holiday market go to support South Whidbey School Districts K-6 PTA program. The entire market is all handcrafted items. No mass-produced, imported items. If you want gifts that stand out, come down tomorrow! We will be there… Continue reading 6th Annual Handmade Holiday Market


Limited Summer Run For 2018 Strawberry Plants

With moving our farm, and learning the new micro-climate, we were not sure if we'd have our heritage strawberry plants for sale in 2018. However, the answer is yes, we do! Our plants are ready for sale, and ready to be planted into your garden. They are just starting to put on the first flowers,… Continue reading Limited Summer Run For 2018 Strawberry Plants

Gardening · Markets

Adding Value To Farm Produce Sales

I was talking with a fellow attendee from last summer's profitable market gardening workshop in Kelowna, B.C., and he asked me how did I add value to sales at our farm this past summer. If you are in an area with a lot of farms, and a lot of the same items for sale, you… Continue reading Adding Value To Farm Produce Sales