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Cookstown Greens News

Our blog features news and updates on seasonal organic produce, organic farming, recipes, and more. 

All About Our Organic Lettuce

All About Our Organic Lettuce

Learn all about the organic lettuce that we grow at Cookstown Greens and how we grow our lettuce.

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All About Our Organic Tomatoes

All About Our Organic Tomatoes

Learn all about the organic tomatoes that we grow at Cookstown Greens and how we grow our tomatoes.

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All About Our Organic Beets

All About Our Organic Beets

Learn all about the organic beets that we grow at Cookstown Greens and how we grow our beets.

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March of the Tomatoes

March of the Tomatoes

At Cookstown Greens our tomatoes are the first, and one of the most exciting vegetables to get our attention this year. My mouth is watering just thinking about them! If Mother Nature is kind to us, we’ll get to taste these juicy treats mid-July.

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Does a perfect looking vegetable mean it's better?

Does a perfect looking vegetable mean it's better?

At Cookstown Greens we take great pride in the quality and flavour of our vegetables, which come from our healthy and nutrient-rich clay loam soil. 

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It's OK to Share Your Greens With Bugs!

It's OK to Share Your Greens With Bugs!

Unless we spray harmful pesticides on our vegetables is it impossible to ensure that all crops will be bug bite free. And frankly, I’m ok sharing my greens with the bugs, considering the alternative.

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The Flavour Comes From Our Soil

The Flavour Comes From Our Soil

Vegetables get their flavour from genetic DNA, sugars and minerals produced with the help of the sun and from the nutrients they obtain from the soil.

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Cookstown Greens Growing Season

Cookstown Greens Growing Season

The growing season is short in Ontario and some vegetables come and go in a flash. At Cookstown Greens we grow seasonal produce year-round in our greenhouses and fields. 

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Keeping the Bad Bugs Away

Keeping the Bad Bugs Away

It takes a lot of extra time, labour and materials in order to keep the bugs away using Certified by Pro-Cert methods. But organic farmers know it's worth it to contribute to a healthy ecosystem and healthier food options.

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Edible Weeds

Edible Weeds

Despite its persistent growth, the dandelion's blossom, as well as its leaves and root can be used for a variety of culinary purposes. And it's not the only weed you can eat!

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Farm. Fresh. Flavour.

Experience our farm-fresh flavour when you pickup your produce directly from our farm, located one hour north of Toronto in beautiful Essa Township. 

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