River Ice Melt

The ice on the Groundhog River in Fauquier is melting quickly. A few more days and it will all be gone.

Foraging Fiddleheads

Freshly foraged wild fern fiddleheads from the shores of the Groundhog River in Fauquier in Northern Ontario, sautéed for dinner.

Spring Scapes

The visual joys and the wild bounty of a Northern Ontario farm.

Bass for Supper Anyone

With the Groundhog River on our doorstep getting a fish from hook to plate takes minutes. Now that’s fresh.

The view from here

Just behind the farm house there is a large hill made entirely of granite, covered in Spruce, Hemlock, Alders, and Saskatoon bushes. Moss, lichen and blueberry covered rocks and magical hidden spaces are scattered throughout. The elevation is high providing lots of views out over the expanse of our property and the landscape beyond in…

Finally Spring

The snow is melting on our new farm. The ice on the Groundhog River has gone. Spring is here!