It’s summer and the heat has arrived.
It’s summer and things are getting busy on the farm. You can almost watch as various crops grow with just the right amount of sunshine and rain. It is prime time for berries and there is nothing like going to a farm to pick your own.
Take some time to explore the farms in your area or go for a drive and find some new ones. Many on-farm markets are open year round, depending on the products they produce and offer. Click on the ‘Find a Farm’ button and explore farms nearby or farms that offer unique foods to try. Grab your hat and sunglasses and get out into the countryside. Explore rural Ontario and the many farmers who live there. It is always a great opportunity for some fresh air, fresh experiences and lots of fun.
To help you find a farm close to you, click here. Check out various farms for special events, birthday parties, cooking lessons and festivals. ‘Get Fresh. Visit a Farm.’
Duck Confit with Caramelized Peaches
In the province of Québec, Eastern Townships, Montérégie and Québec City produce excellent ready-to-use duck confit. Paired with the sweet flavours of caramelized Ontario freestone peaches, Quebec maple syrup and reduced balsamic vinegar, it’s a dish worthy of praise.