Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Day 1

I've decided to start a blog, hopefully a food blog, without being sure if I'll be able to keep it up. It may be an everyday affair, it may be weekly, or even more sporadic than that. I try to eat healthy and exercise, running, lifting small amounts of weights and focusing on my core. I've been inspired to start this blog first by a great blogger who I met at a wedding last year. She told me about her blog. Since then, I've been reading many blogs almost daily and think it's really great way to keep accountable and share my daily eats.

A bit about me: I'm a 31 year old gal, living in rural Ontario on a sheep and fresh market farm. When people ask what I do, first I always say I'm a farmer. Summers are spent caring for my 1 acre garden and selling fresh, pesticide free produce at our local farmers market. I also have a day job, office work at a home health care agency - to keep the bills paid. My love is the country, the farm, all of our animals, including 6 Great Pyrenees dogs and a calico kitty, Annie. My husband of 4.5 years is a full time 'Shepherd' and I think he's fabulous. Really, he's the light of my life. I enjoy the gym. Treadmill and all. I know it might sound strange for a country girl to love an indoor gym, but the people keep me motivated, core classes keep me scheduled, it just works for me. I love trying new recipes, my husband jokes we never have the same dinner twice. From this blog I hope to get some enjoyment, to make a few friends and find a new way to enjoy life. show you a bit of what I've just talked about, here are a few farm photos:

Bottle Feeding a 2 day old lamb last week

My seedlings growing about mid-April last year

First day at the market: June 2009. Not a lot to show in June in Ontario, spinach, radish, green onions...wild flowers from the farm to look pretty and fill the table

In the tomato patch, summer 2008

A beautiful harvest day. Heirloom tomato's taking centre (or left) stage.

Some Sheep frolicking in the summer pasture

And last, but definitely not least, 4 of our great dogs: I couldn't get this photo any bigger...I'll be learning as I go.

So, to everyone or no one reading this first post, I look forward to what this blog will morph into, as of now, I really have no idea! Until tomorrow,


1 comment:

  1. Can we trade lives? I would give anything to do what you do girl... Amazing. Can't wait to keep following your blog :)