Plaid Shirt Farms in the news

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Van Diepen, Strong embrace niche farming with Haskap berries, black currants Norfolk Farms Spring 2021 Edition PDF VersionPatricia van Diepen and Warren Strong’s route to the country was not about to economically pass through 3,000 acres of corn, beans and … Continued

Here we grow again

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We are thrilled to announce our latest retailer, Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese. Gunn’s Hill is a premiere cheese producer located right here in Oxford County.

Peppers and Pollinators

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Time for us to plant this year’s Habanero peppers for our Black Currant Habanero Jam and start some pollinator friendly flowers for our honey bees and bumble bees.

Cover Crops Conserve Water

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When we planted our cover crops, we were often asked why would we plant something that we had no intention to sell. This experiment beautifully shows one of the reasons. Cover crops conserve water! We are also trying to add … Continued

Transplanting Our Black Currants

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Our first Black Currants were planted 3 years ago at a temporary location while we looked for our farm. 2017 was the year we settled in and this fall we we were ready for transplanting our black currants. The first … Continued