Williams Farm Update for November 25th

Hi, What change in the weather a week can bring! We’ve packed up all the harvesting and washing equipment and tucked it in the drive shed.  Kim and I actually got into the bush for a day to check on lines. There are trees down in some areas and animal chews in others.  A few […]

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Williams Farm Update for Nov. 4th

Hi, Another sunny day….where’s my sunscreen?  Looks like the next week is going to be nice. That’s great, because we just need a few more nice days to finish off the harvest. We’ve made good progress on the carrots this week and the garlic is all planted now. The weather looks great for the Barrie […]


Williams Farm Update for Thanksgiving!

Hi, Another beautiful week!  This is the peak of our vegetable availability.  See the picture attached from last weeks market New this week are some diakon and salad radishes. Also, carrots and potatoes  in 5 lb. bags. Squash are now all out of the field and we have some beautiful pie pumpkins for your pumpkin […]

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Williams Farm Update for September 29th

Hi, Despite a rainy Monday we had a great maple seminar here.  We were all soggy at the end of the day, but happy! We are picking up the pace of our harvesting now.  We will have bagged coloured carrots this week, and orange next week as well. We’ll also be bringing a good selection […]


Williams Farm Update for Sept. 16th

Hi, Beautiful weather this week.  Two big projects on the go this week.  Picking a large order of orange carrot bunches for Mama Earth Organics in Toronto, and planting our winter cover crops. We’ve got 3 fields planted now with a rye/vetch mixture.  This will grow during the fall, survive the winter, and give us […]

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Leader Maple Tubing Seminar, Monday, Sept. 26th

Leader Tubing Seminar 9 am to 3 pm, Monday Sept. 26 at: Williams Maple Syrup 2193 Wood Road Wyebridge, ON (Tay Township) Spend a hands on day with Leader VP Bruce Gillilan. Bruce’s seminars are informative for every size of producer! We will cover:  Design, installation, and maintenance of: 3/16″ and 5/16″ lateral lines main lines […]


Williams Farm Update for Sept. 9th

Hi, New items this week…. acorn squash $1/lb. beets (a few)  $3.50/4.00 per bunch (purple and coloured) It was nice to get some rain this week. We got about an inch at the farm….finally, we can take a break from irrigating! Time to think about garlic for the winter. I expect we will run out […]


Williams Farm Update for September 1st

Hi, Lots of really nice carrots this week. Next week I’ll be bringing some acorn squash too.  I can’t believe it’s Labour Day weekend already. Lots of young people heading to school next week.  My son Oliver  left for Vancouver today!  He’s going to study Kinesiology and then hopefully a masters in Physio.Suzanne is headed […]


Williams Farm Update for August 26th

Hi, Finally the carrots are ready!  We will have bunches of orange and coloured carrots this Saturday at market. Potatoes too! for the first time in a few year we are offering organic potatoes.  At the moment we have Yukon Golds, small to medium in size. Having a break in the weather has been great. […]

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Williams Farm Update for August 19th

Hi, I finally have some time to get back to my weekly updates!  With rain coming (5″ early this week) we aren’t irrigating continuously and we are starting to get our weeding under control. Our vegetables have been slow coming for a few reasons: we had a weed problem at the beginning of the season […]