Monthly Archives: October 2017

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

If you just can’t get enough of pumpkins in your life and diet; here’s a great breakfast treat.         Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour 1/4 cup (50 mL) granulated sugar 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground … Continue reading

Pumpkins and the history behind Jack-o-Lanterns

Ever wondered about the history and origins of carving pumpkins into what we call Jack-o-laterns? Well, at BC Farm Freesh we did some internet investitating. The practice of making jack-o-lanterns at Halloween goes back for centuries. Stories say the practice … Continue reading

Easy Apple Cake

The sun may still be shining, but anytime this cake it made, it makes me feel like I should be bundled up under a blanket by the fire! As it’s baking in the oven, it fills our kitchen with some … Continue reading

Pumpkin fun facts

Fall is a time for colours, fog, jack-o’-lanterns, and pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are one of the classic symbols of the season, and spooky jack-o’-lanterns have become a staple of Halloween celebrations everywhere. But long before pumpkin spice lattes became the … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cobbler

This recipe is a family favorite. When the kids moved away from home this was the one recipe they e-mailed home for. It’s a huge favorite at potlucks. It’s a great cold weather treat. And because it’s full of dairy … Continue reading

Tips on choosing the perfect pumpkin

One of our favourite fall images is a small child standing beside a giant pumpkin.  Seeing the wonder in their eyes, and the excitement in their step, is one of the greatest joys a farmer can witness.   And while … Continue reading

Turkey 101

Thanksgiving is coming up this week-end. Thanks to J D Farms Specialty Turkey Store for sharing their information on how to prepare the perfect turkey for your family and guests this week-end.       Ordering When ordering, plan on … Continue reading

Sizzling Summer Give Away – October

It’s now October and sadly it’s the last month of our sizzling summer give away. But what an amazing selection of prizes from our participating farms!   This month we feature six farms that will really give you a grand … Continue reading