Notes from The Farmer's Daughter

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

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

Notes From The Farmer’s Daughter – New gym business is the perfect fit!

I recently caught up with Karen Lowry, owner of Rideau Fit Co., a new gym conveniently located at 106-108 Drynan Way, Seeley’s Bay. Karen took time out of her busy schedule to give me a tour of her freshly renovated facilities and even let me test some of the impressive exercise equipment. The brightly lit […]
  • July 26, 2022
  • 3 mins read

Notes from the Farmer’s Daughter – May 21st is a BIG day for Local Villages

Local villages are buzzing with excitement as they plan community-wide yard sales, plant sales and more! I don’t know about you, but I am starting to feel like there isn’t enough time to participate in all there is to do on May 21st. From 9 am to 3 pm, you can stroll Lyndhurst’s streets, check […]
  • May 19, 2022
  • 2 mins read

Notes from The Farmer’s Daughter – A Noteworthy Weekend!

Are you getting out more now that restrictions have lifted and Spring has sprung? I am, and I love it! Saturday’s weather was warm enough to inspire us to uncover the boat, rake the protective layer of leaves off the strawberry patch, and do more house hunting. Sunday was all about flowers, food, and farm […]
  • May 14, 2022
  • 2 mins read