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Beautiful organically grown garlic available for pre-order: (appearing in the order of most available, largest qty first) Limited Quantity Fresh Garlic available this Saturday & Sunday. Only varieties this week are Georgian Fire & Duende.  $12.99/lb  *Cure yourself Pre-Order Bulk Cured & Bagged Garlic available for pick-up, Sunday August 6 and Saturday August 19. Less than 2 lbs […]

Spring Equinox Flowers and Plants

 Nettle Lemon Cupcakes For the Nettle and Lemon cupcakes: 100g (2 cups, packed) raw young nettle leaves (use the top 4-6 leaves) 200g (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened 150g (3/4 cup) whole cane sugar 3 EGGS 2 teaspoons vanilla extract zest and juice of ½ lemon 250g (2 cups) plain flour (or try a combo […]

spring equinox plant sale

You are invited to visit the farm on March 25 from 10-12:30 to learn more about what’s happening at jollity FARM this year, like our new Farm Sustainer Club! Featuring a perennial plant sale, fava seeds for an early garden crop and green manure, lemon nettle cupcakes, nutritious nettles, and membership and plant starts order […]

Escarole & Fava Beans  (makes 2 servings) Ingredients: 1 lb fresh fava beans, shucked 1/2 tbsp + 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 garlic clove A pinch of red pepper flakes + black pepper 1/2 head escarole, chopped 4 basil leaves, torn 1 hard boiled egg 1/4 cup grated […]

Hello Friends of Jollity Farm!  We hope this spring finds you well. We have had a good rest this winter and used the time to further develop our farm plans and infrastructure. The farm is in full swing now and the greenhouse is busting at the seams.  Early peas, beans, asian greens, radish and carrots […]

Last fall, Maria Nunn (Noah’s cousin) of Ladybird Gardens created some beautiful winter planters for us. We kept a few for ourselves and offered some for sale. I loved having them around the house in the winter months to add a hit of colour to brighten up all the grey. We brought our planters into […]

It’s time to sign up for the 2014 Food Share Program. Once again, we thank all our 2013 members for their support and continued feedback. Each year we collect feedback at the end of the season and over winter we work to implement the suggested changes. This year we want to wow you with abundant […]

Our fingers were cold but our souls were warmed by groovy bollywood tunes and the creative vibes. Noah’s green fingered cousin, Maria was busy collecting greens from the property while I sleuthed around for the odd bits – like dried seed pods and twigs. I think these added bits and pieces make these festive greens […]

Help us pick one of the Spice Girls to stay on the farm as a second breeding sow. There are some particular characteristics we are looking for: – good overall lines – feminine appearance – strong legs and overall solid build – long, straight back – lots of teats (10 minimum) – friendly disposition Some […]

It’s the end of another busy summer season which would explain the long gap since we last posted any news here. If you want to follow the farm harvest week by week we do tend to do quick facebook posts. It’s our goal this fall to collect all our mulch on island. It’s a closed […]