Notes from The Farmer's Daughter

Tanya Hammond shares stories that will inspire, educate and entertain.

Notes from The Farmer’s Daughter – An Entrepreneur at Nine Years Old

This December, while other nine-year-olds were thinking about the gifts they would receive over the Christmas break, Athens youngster Paisley Burtch was working hard making gifts for her family and friends and getting ready to launch her new business, “Wandering Wildflowers.”  Paisley, a grade four student, recently decided to use her experience creating natural products […]
  • January 16, 2023
  • 3 mins read

Notes From the Farmer’s Daughter – Local Shop and Hop in Lyndhurst, Seeley’s Bay and Area

This year there are a total of seventeen participating locations for the Local Shop and Hop, spanning Lyndhurst, Seeley’s Bay, Mallorytown, Delta and Lansdowne areas. More locations, more selections, more opportunities to support local businesses, and more chances to WIN! To give you an idea of what you can find, I asked the shop owners […]
  • November 28, 2022
  • 4 mins read

Notes From the Farmer’s Daughter – Agri-Culture Beyond the Business of Farming

This past Sunday, there was lots to see in Mallorytown at the Agri-Culture – Beyond the Business of Farming event. The day kicked off with a breakfast hosted at the nearby KOA Holiday Campground. Organizers said the offsite breakfast was due to the current renovation project underway in the Legion kitchen. Expectations for next year’s […]
  • October 18, 2022
  • 2 mins read

Notes from the Farmer’s Daughter – Interesting Displays Made for a Great Day at the International Plowing Match

Last Friday, I set aside an afternoon to explore the International Plowing Match in Kemptville. The five-day event saw some unfavourable weather with rain early on and some cooler temperatures for Friday, blowing throughout the tented city. However, that didn’t stop the thousands of visitors, like myself, who travelled to Kemptville to experience the “Community […]
  • October 1, 2022
  • 4 mins read

Notes from the Farmer’s Daughter – Art Gallery Opening in Lyndhurst September 17th

Lyndhurst resident and artist Victoria Gilpin lives in a tiny home with her little dog, Pickles; however, her talent is anything but small. Victoria began her journey as a full-time artist seven years ago after she retired from the Ontario Education system, where she was a Special Education Teacher for fourteen years. She tells me […]
  • September 13, 2022
  • 3 mins read

Notes from The Farmer’s Daughter – Renovating Daisy May

We have officially traded in our waterfront property on Upper Beverley Lake for the shores of lovely Lyndhurst Lake. A farmhouse fixer-upper wasn’t something either of us put on our wish list this time, yet the connection I felt when viewing the place was too strong to deny. As I looked out on the water […]
  • August 10, 2022
  • 2 mins read