The first frost arrived in and around Hastings County on Wednesday morning.

For some, this means the end of harvest season but for others, the growing will continue. Many fall crops benefit from a touch of frost like apples, kale, spinach, radishes, and carrots. For instance, broccoli’s flavour improves if the plant has experienced a frost, and carrots get sweeter as the temperature drops.

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Savour the season with the Summer Edition of  A Bushel and A Peck of Local Love! ❤️This project brings us closer together in one basket so you can experience the bounty of Hastings County. Orders are open until the end of September! Perhaps this would make a lovely giftable item OR a special treat for yourself!

On behalf of everyone participating, we thank you for the support so far.

Buy A Bushel for $175.00 which contains 15 items – one or two from each member or Purchase A Peck for $150.00 with 12 items. That is something from every participating member! Order online by 9:00 p.m. on Thursday and your purchase will be ready for pickup as early as Saturday in Thomasburg. We need a window to collect fresh-cut flowers for every basket! #spreadlocallove Learn more about what’s inside every basket and order yours today at shop.harvesthastings.ca

Nine Hand Hill’s Pumpkin Palazoo! How many sets of hands do you get from TWO parents + SEVEN children? NINE! Pumpkin Palooza starts on September 30th and continues every weekend through the month of October. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $20/person or $40/family. A ticket includes pick-your-own pumpkin, mini pumpkin games, a shot at the pumpkin catapult, a walk with alpacas, play with the goats, and a spooky sunflower maze. Enjoy the many spots for photo ops. Don’t forget to tag them! IG: @ninehandhillfarmhousefood and FB: Nine Hand Hill Farm

SoulCraft is a brand focused on creative wellness. Subscription boxes can be purchased by visiting their website here. Use code MARC&MANDY and get $5 off a 3-month subscription right now! Are you feeling lucky? Your chance to win is as easy as 4 steps: FOLLOW, LIKE, SHARE, TAG! You could be the lucky winner who will get to try out these subscription boxes. Enter the contest on Instagram here You will find Nine Hand Hill Farm & SoulCraft in every Bushel & Peck!

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