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Feb 16-23 Delivery Schedule

Posted on by Patricia Bishop

Well, we have finally all made it back to the farm. We have a one lane road kept clear thanks to a neighbour farmer going from the Hwy 358 to the farm.

Everyone is here today prepping veggies, bagging mushrooms, making shares.

Here is the plan:

Today is a regular a Wednesday delivery.

Tomorrow, Thursday February 19 we will deliver Monday's Hawthrone Delivery and a regular Hammonds Plains Market day.

Friday Feburary 20 we will delivery Tuesdays shares.

Saturday will also be a regular Saturday delivery.

Thank you so much for accomodating the weather and changes that it has created. If you are unable to make it to pickup please ask a friend or neighbour or family member if they can collect it for you.

Have a great day!



Tuesday Feb17 Farm Update

Posted on by Patricia Bishop

As of now, 9:05 AM we are not plowed in any direction.

Josh and Nathan both snowshoed to Canard this morning. 

Good news is that the squash barn did not freeze. Malcolm kept the fire going and that was enough to keep it from freezing until the power came back on early this morning at 1:30AM. (the power keeps the grain feeding into the grain burner and the fans running) 

In other news, the water is all frozen in the warehouse.

Just a reminder that we will not be doing deliveries today. We hope that we will be back in action tomorrow.

Have a lovely day! 


Farm shut down

Posted on by Patricia Bishop

It is 11:40 AM Monday.

We are unable to get to the farm. Nathan snow shoed this morning to do the chores. 

We also have no power so hard to get messages to you. We charged my cel with the car charger. 

At the moment, there will be  no deliveries today or tomorrow. 

There is no plan yet on when deliveries  will happen because I don't know right now when we will be able to get to the farm in Canard.

Bare with us. Thanks!




TapRoot work share

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For a number of years we have been offering work shares. Not many members take us up on it, but the few who do have become an really fun and interesting part of the life of the farm, we can't imagine a season without them now.

We'd like to expand this offering to more people. 

Here's how it works:

1. Let us know you are interested in this. Send an email to csa@taprootfarms.ca

2. There will be training time and you will need to give yourself time to ease into the work. We do not do full days to start.  Once you are trained, then we will set out a schedule for you that matches the work that needs to be done with the days you are able to work. 

3. If you have a specific skill or trade that could benefit the farm, let us know and we can consider the options.

Our vision is that we'd have more CSA members here on the farm taking part in farming and preparing the veggies and shares for pick-up. It is also our vision that our farm makes it possible for members to participate fully without needing to cash flow all of their membership. Whether you enjoy the work on the farm or you need to put your cash towards other expenses matters not to us. Everyone is welcome to ask about work share. If you'd like to be a part of this vision of being with us here working on the farm, please be in touch.