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Curly Maple Butter Dish

Here’s another butter dish just out of the finish room but this one is a Curly Maple butter dish! Check out that awesome curl! Curly Maple, also known as flame Maple, ripple Maple, fiddleback or tiger stripe, refers to the wavy figure or grain pattern of the wood, often creating a chatoyance, or shimmering effect. […]

Sprouts

April Sprouts And Kale Growth

It’s only April and already we have some Garlic sprouts and the growth of the Kale is awesome! In fact, it’s ready to eat! Gotta like it! Each year we’re making better strides in achieving our goal of of gardening year round. Our dried bean supply is doing very well and we believe that we […]

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Maple Butter Dish

Here’s a stylish Maple butter dish just out of the finish room! Er, we should say that it’s a butter dish made of Maple, though it would be perfect for Maple butter too! In fact, in addition to serving butters we believe it will also be great for other spreads like cream cheese and pates […]

Spring is coming!

Spring Is Coming!

Spring is coming! Down here on the ‘farm’ we judge the coming seasons by the changes in the local flora and fauna. One of our resident hares, Notchear, is beginning to lose his white Winter wear and sport his tan coloured Summer suit indicating that Spring is near! This little fellow is a Snowshoe hare, […]

Harvest Hods

Handmade Harvest Hods

Check out these handmade Harvest Hods! We’re a hopeful bunch, us gardeners… While doing a bit of a clean up in the shop today we came across some Cedar cutoffs from our greenhouse build and we quickly sidetracked into making a couple of them! Based on the traditional New England clam digger basket, our hods […]

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Wooden Plates

Never content to serve a snack on just any old side dish we finally got around to making some wooden plates! These ones are made of Ash and around 17cm (6.75″) in diameter, a perfect size for a muffin, a couple of cookies or three cinnamon biscuits (yes, there were three:)). We always enjoy serving […]