Sweet corn anyone?! We are pleased to let your know that our first sweet corn is for sale at the farm door starting today. Come and enjoy the taste of summer with our sweet corn and potatoes. We also have our first flats of Ontario field tomatoes available. Hope to see you soon! For directions to our farm as well as our hours of operation you can visit “Contact Us.”
It is a very rare moment when we can all leave the farm at the same time during the summer months particularly in a hot, dry season when we are running irrigation. This weekend we sneaked away for a short overnight trip and had the opportunity to pop in to visit one of our customers in Port Hope when we were driving home. Here we are with George who owns Olympus Burger with his parents. This specialty burger restaurant was buzzing with customers enjoying the absolutely delicious food. The menu and décor are theme based on the Greek Gods, but what makes Olympus Burger so special is the friendly atmosphere and warm welcome you receive from George as you walk in the door. It was a great pleasure for me to meet George and enjoy his fabulous food! For more stories about life on the farm you can visit The Common-Tater blog category called “Life On The Farm.”
Early yesterday morning I headed out to the back field to dig up some new potatoes for dinner. The fields were gorgeous with the sun sparkling on the dewy plants. The potato plants are tall, healthy and very green. They are in full flower which means they are growing tubers that are maturing into potatoes. You can see all the new potatoes attached to the plant I pulled up, as well as the seed potato which is the dark brown potato in the middle of the cluster. For all kinds of interesting facts about potatoes you can visit “Spud Smarts – About Potatoes.”
Thompson Potato Farm
Farming is fascinating!