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Home Grown: December 2012 Archives

Growing Garlic in Carleton County

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

garlic.jpgGeorge Peabody knows a thing or two about garlic. He figures he goes through about 300 bulbs a year. But he plants 3500! He grows 23 different varieties at Uphill Garden in Kirkland.

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Tasty Cheese from Armadale Farm

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

smyth.jpgIan Smyth married into a family of dutch cheesemakers -- six generations beginning in the Netherlands and for the past 20 years in Sussex. Now, Smyth makes all of Armadale's products himself. From gouda to feta to quark to cheddar -- he's your man! (Photo: Armadale Farm)

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Home Grown: Sussex Ice Cream

Posted by Cindy Grant

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A 6th generation dairy farmer in Sussex decides to venture into the ice cream making business so he can provide a premier local product.

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