Monthly Archives: October 2018

Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Warm pumpkin pie spices will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma as this is baking.  Here’s a make-ahead dish to bake the next morning for a mass-free breakfast or brunch.    Total:  70 min.  Prep 10 min. Cook 60 … 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

Pumpkin Spice Skillet Cake

Here’s a great recipe full of flavour and warmth; the very essence of fall! A great way to add more pumpkins to your life.   Thanks to Thrifty Foods for the recipe.         Prep Time: 35 minutes … 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

Bacon Wrapped Ambrosia Apple Bites

What could possibly make Ambrosia apples more delicious? How about cloaking them in bacon and giving them a slight spicy chipotle bite! This recipe is fantastic as an appetizer (watch them go) or as an addition to brunch. And, if … 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 cuteness … 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 right apple

Did you know that there are more than 1,000 varieties of apples grown in North America and dozens grown in Southern British Columbia?   To help prepare you for apple season, here’s an overview of the apples we grow at … Continue reading