Inspired by nature

I am finding it difficult to write about recipes and food even though I love cooking. But I am inspired by what I read and see from others, especially bread-baking.…

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Notes from the team

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Notes from Chef Neale Aziz I started South Pond making food; gathering from a small garden and making different dishes to sell first in a food delivery service and then…

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Craft

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I started doing workshops at the farm not because I’m an expert in instruction or even have expert knowledge but because there are certain things that I love doing. Craft…

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Evolving

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Yesterday was the first Christmas Market at the Farm. Truthfully, I did try a Christmas in the Country Market a few years ago, before our chef, before Netflix. I had…

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Bread for Easter

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There are so many great types of bread and new varieties that I've never heard about. A first for me is this bread is called Vegetable Ash Sourdough made by…

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Bread and Jam

My grandparents lived in the small community of Shelby, Michigan just near the coast of Lake Michigan. They had a one hundred acre farm perched on a small hill with…

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Friendship, Inspiration and Slow Food

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  I have a great friend, Betsy. We grew up together in our small town in Vermont, Brattleboro. We became friends in high school but later found out that we…

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Sourdough Friday

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Like all of us here in the Kawarthas, I woke up last week to the sound of ice hitting the windows, high winds from the east and the branches covered…

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