Holland Marsh

Ontario’s Salad Bowl – at a Cineplex near you!

My husband and I went to the movies on Friday night – and during the ever longer pre-movie showcase of commercials and ads, I was quite pleasantly surprised to see one featuring the Holland Marsh and Ontario farmer Jason Verkaik. Verkaik owns Carron Farms near Bradford, where he grows a wide variety of vegetables, although […]

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What’s wrong with this picture?

That’s what we wanted to know about the picture below when a group of us from the Eastern Canada Farm Writers Association recently paid a visit to an onion farm in the Holland Marsh. To us, it seemed like a bin of perfectly good onions, just waiting for someone to bag, buy, cook and eat. […]

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Telling the story of food and farming

The Holland Marsh area north of Toronto was the setting for a farm tour with Toronto area food writers in early June. A group of about 30 food media and home economists – involved in everything from writing articles to recipe testing to authoring cook books – spent the day experiencing Ontario food and farms.

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