At the end of April 2022 we welcomed a new Coworker to Glenora Farm, Mila Gillis-Adelman joined the team in the position of Garden Assistant. The first 8 weeks of this position was funded through Canada Summer Jobs Grant (CSJ), an initiative of the Federal Government of Canada that provides wage subsidies to employers so
By Olivia Jackson As many of you know, at Glenora Farm we offer daily classes and activities (“workshops”), where Companions develop expertise and discover new interests in the areas of farming, life skills, art, and culture. These experiences enable Companions to discover talents, contribute to the farm/community, and develop applied life/vocational skills. Workshops also help
The Fairbank family has had ties to Camphill since the late 90’s. Sarah Fairbank, the mother of the family, first heard of Camphill communities from her father while growing up on the East Coast of the United States. Her father was politically active and interested in intentional communities, hoping to live in one himself one
When we got back to work after the winter break the temperatures warmed up and the tree sap was flowing. The farm crew set up taps and jugs on 14 maples around the property. Every other day some of the team would collect the sap, and light a fire outside to boil it down. The
As we mentioned in the previous Glenora Gazette, we conducted a year-end appeal to help us Raise the Roof of the Big House, our flagship home on the farm. The Big House is a large and centrally-located multi-purpose building that is used for Glenora Farm’s administrative offices, a number of day program workshops including music,
At the end of every year, the association puts together a Year End Appeal. This year, we have focused our efforts on the Big House- the inaugural house built in 1992. As Glenora Farm has evolved, the Big House has remained a residence but has also become home to the administration offices, the herb workshop, the library and the music room. Glenora Farm needs your help to raise the roof by replacing the old shingle roof on the Big House with a new metal roof.