Springtime in Ontario means that we’ll soon have an abundance of farm-fresh foods in Toronto, Vaughan, and other areas in the GTA. If you’re planning to visit a pick-your-own farm in the Toronto area, we have some essential pick-your-own tips for you, especially if you’re a first-timer! 1. Do Your Research Before you hit the … Continue reading 8 Pick-Your-Own Tips for First-Time Farm Visitors
While we can enjoy strawberries that are shipped to grocery stores from afar throughout the colder months of the year, it’s a special treat to be able to eat strawberries that are grown right here in Ontario. But what varieties of strawberries can you get and when? In Ontario, June-bearing strawberries produce a single crop … Continue reading What Are the Varieties of Strawberries in Ontario?
We all know that fresh strawberries are a tasty, juicy fruit. But did you know strawberries contain antioxidants, vitamins, and other nutrients that can provide benefits to your skin? As awareness spreads about the potential effects of potential downsides to certain cosmetics products, people are searching for natural ways to achieve some of their skincare … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Strawberries for Your Skin
The weather is warming up, which means it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the longer days. But the warmer weather is more than an excuse to get back into nature; it’s also an opportunity to change the way we eat. Making healthier food choices is a resolution for many people, and one of the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit a GTA Pick-Your-Own Farm
The end of strawberry picking season is fast approaching, so you have limited time to enjoy the fresh sweet taste of ripe berries. However, if you’ve stocked up on pick-your-own strawberries, you’re probably looking for ways to make them last longer so that you can enjoy them in different recipes. Here are some important tips … Continue reading How to Store and Freeze Strawberries