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Market Season Coming Soon

Market Season Coming Soon

March is here and that means Spring is right around the corner! This year you will see us at more Markets and Events as things continue to open up more and more! Perth Festival of Maples, Merrickville Makers Markets, Navan Farmers Markets to name a few we are planning to attend in 2022. More details as they become available at our Market Events page.

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February is 'Freebruary'

February is 'Freebruary'

This year February is again also 'Freebruary'! It's a chance to discover great products from across Canada and get some amazing deals like FREE SAMPLE and BOGO or FREE SHIPPING.  This year, win some of them too! Twelve draws in February for prize bundles, first one Feb 1-2 worth $950! To enter: visit https://www.freebruary.ca/win and fill out your deets - no purchase necessary!   Be sure to visit the Freebruary site all month to see all the cool companies participating this year.  You never know what you might discover in your own backyard! We'll be offering 50% off Kricklewood Farm Aiolis...

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Plant Sunflowers this Spring!

Plant Sunflowers this Spring!

Sometimes it helps to get through the dead of winter by imagining warm happy thoughts and what better way to do that is to think about Sunflowers and their bright sunny faces in the garden this summer! 

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Sunflower Oil for Skin Care

Sunflower Oil for Skin Care

Sunflower oil has been used as a natural skin care ingredient for hundreds of years all over the world, and it provides many benefits for the skin.  The sunflower is actually native to North America and was cultivated by Indigenous people a very long time ago – they used parts of the sunflower plant to help soothe snakebites and to condition the skin and hair.

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The Science of Sunflower Oil - Cold Pressing versus Industrial Production

The Science of Sunflower Oil -  Cold Pressing versus Industrial Production

You may wonder, what does Cold Pressing really mean when it comes to producing Sunflower Oil?  Cold pressing retains the health qualities of the seed and its flavour and colour as well – it tastes like taking a bite of fresh sunflower seeds.

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