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On Monday and Tuesday of this week we had our annual organic inspection. This year we had three inspectors out for our inspection, the organic inspector, an auditor who was auditing the inspector and an inspector in training. They physically inspected the land, animals, buildings and records and took a full two days in order to go through everything thoroughly. This inspection by an independent third-party auditor is a critical component to being certified organic. This verification that the...

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We are now taking orders for our Fresh, Certified Organic, Humanely Raised Christmas Turkeys! We raise the Orlopp Bronze Turkey. This is an heirloom turkey that has beautiful black feathers and a wonderful flavor. Our Christmas turkeys are raised inside spacious barns where they are protected from Alberta’s cold and unpredictable winter weather. The barn has lots of windows to let in the sunshine and the turkeys are given lots of room to move around and express their natural...

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Thanksgiving has passed but the celebration makes us reflect and be thankful that we moved to the farm from the city in 1992. August 1st, 2017 was the 25th anniversary of living on our land. I still remember the excitement and joy that our family had when we pulled a holiday trailer into the farm site and started cleaning the old farm up and building our new home and out buildings. The farm yard was in a great state...

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Since the farm office will be closed over Thanksgiving weekend. We thought that we would post the turkey cooking instructions that we hand out to customers at the markets in case there were any questions. Our Turkeys are Orlopp Bronze turkeys. Orlopp Bronze turkeys have a beautiful natural black feathering and thrive when raised outside. The meat is a very light caramel colour and boasts a very rich, complex flavour. You may notice on the skin of your turkey little...

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Do you still need a turkey? We will have a limited number of unreserved turkeys available for walkup customers at all of our own locations this week. These turkeys will be a variety of sizes and will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Turkeys will be available at all of the following locations on the following days: Our stall at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market in Edmonton- Oct 7, 8am-3pm Our Organic Meat Shop in Edmonton...

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Fall is in the air and it is now time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. We will again be taking orders for our free range Certified Organic and BCSPCA Humane Certified turkeys. We raise an Orlopp Bronze Turkey. This is a Heritage Breed turkey that was developed by the Orlopp family back in 1935. Orlopp Bronze turkeys have a beautiful natural black feathering and thrive when raised outside. Our Thanksgiving turkeys are moved outside as soon as they are...

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We would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who came out to our 16th annual Family Farm Day yesterday! It was a beautiful fall day filled with excellent questions and lots of people eager to know where and how their food is raised. Every year we look forward to this day as we find it energizing to see so many people who are excited to see our farm and truly care about the food they...

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For us food is about family. We moved to the farm in 1992 so that we could improve our daughter Erin’s health. We raised our first chickens 21 years ago so that we could know what we were eating and take control of our food. We developed our first sausages so that our family could eat without getting sick. This desire to feed our family with good quality organic and respectfully raised food then grew into a business so...

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Our certified organic frozen whole ducks and duck cuts are now available for pre-order or for purchase at our markets. We raise a breed called American Pekin ducks. They love being outdoors and have a wonderful tender meat, with the perfect amount of fat. We receive our ducklings when they are hours old. They are placed in a warm barn, with lots of natural light and fresh wood shavings to keep them clean and dry. When they have enough...

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