The Globe and Mail publishes an article on May 7 by free-lance writer Tiffany Cassidy about the farm's contributions to saving heritage sheep and cattle. Globe photographer Fred Lum spends the day photographing the animals digitally and taking animal portraits with film. A wonderful overview of the need to maintain bio-diversity in agriculture.
St. Isidore Farm is going to Landmade again Kate will attend the third annual Landmade sale that connects urban makers with local farmers from Upper Canada Fibreshed. Held Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, the sale features Ontario suppliers of organic fibre from sheep, alpacas and goats. Keen fibre artists can expect St. Isidore Farm to offer Lincoln Longwool fleeces, curls, roving, and yarn. Kate also attended Landmade in 2018.
Canadian Organic Conference, University of Guelph Kate discussed her experience of the humane and organic raising of sheep at a workshop on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the COG conference. About 80 people filled the room to listen to such topics as choosing a breed, health and feed, housing, breeding and lambing and predation. Great to meet so many sheep and heritage breed enthusiasts!
Ethically and Organically-Raised Grass-Fed Beef Our 30 pound boxes of deliciously marbled, lean beef delivered in the Kingston and Toronto areas has proven incredibly popular. The meat is hung for two weeks and processed at a local abattoir. A small amount is still available. Contact us for details.