Archive | October, 2012

Busy Times

26 Oct

I’ve had family in town for the last couple weeks. Here are some pictures from our travels around.

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Farm Dinner

17 Oct

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I was so lucky to be invited to help cook a dinner last saturday for our produce pack suppliers, Jen, Dave, Dylan and Bruce. Along with my good friends Harp and Matt we headed up to Abundant Acres farm in Burlington about an hour away from Halifax. It was a beautiful fall day with the trees in vivid oranges and reds. Jen and Dave’s farm is beautiful. Dave quickly whisked us away on a tour of some of the fields and the milker cows. I have never seen where my food was grown and this was a very special experience for me. Jen asked if we wanted to pull our own sweet potatoes out of the dirt and we jumped at the opportunity.

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We were giddy as we pulled massive potatoes out of the earth and took them into the kitchen to wash and cook for our dinner. I really can’t put into words how lucky I feel to have been part of that day. Thank you Jen, Dave, Bruce and Dylan for opening your farm to us and letting us take over your kitchen for those few hours. I hold my promise to come back soon and do whatever you need to me to do at the farm! I also need more of that amazing ice cream you made!!

If you are in the Halifax area please support Abundant Acres by signing up for a produce pack next year. The food is amazing and fresh. It is important we all do our part in helping the local food economy. If you find it’s too much to do on your own split the pack with a friend.

Click here to go to Abundant Acres

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Give thanks

8 Oct

Thankful for my family, hubby, friends and that we have the means to put on such a great Thanksgiving dinner. Hope everyone else had a great weekend!

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Check off the list

5 Oct

Going to the Public Gardens was on my summer bucket list and something I’ve wanted to do since I moved here. Today I was with my sister and Harp picking up our produce packs and right across the street is the gardens. We decided to take a walk as none of us had ever been.
Being a cloudy day there was hardly any people there which was nice and quiet for us. I just wanted to share a few pictures for you.

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