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.
You know those people that you meet and you feel like you have known them forever? That is exactly how we felt when Chris Buckland came for a week visit to Glenora Farm this spring – it was like he had always been part of our community. Although farm work and rural life were new
In September 2020 the Glenora Farm administration team was approached by Kelly Cotter, a resident of Glenora Farm and her father Brent Cotter, to see if we had the capacity to weave 100 of our famous pillows for a special event slated for May 2021. Each pillow is handmade from upcycled and donated materials and
With spring approaching fast, our outside crews have been busy as bees. In the garden, everybody is looking forward to seeing a much needed, brand new perimeter fence being raised within the next weeks and to re-skinning our both of our greenhouses. Both of these projects have been made possible by generous donations – Sarah