Notes from The Farmer's Daughter

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

Notes from the Farmer’s Daughter – Introducing – Fine Lines Landscape and Design

I always like to highlight local businesses, but what is local? Some consider local to be the village or town they live in; others believe it to be their township or county. Many think provincial, “Ontario Fresh,” for example, and then there are those that ensure their purchases are Canadian Made, a vital factor to […]
  • May 17, 2023
  • 3 mins read

Notes from the Farmer’s Daughter – 2023 Greenhouse Car Rally Announcement

Event organized by Connie Zeran, Owner of Beyond The Arbour. An opportunity May 7th to get a sneak peek into eight local greenhouses, enjoy a farm-fresh lunch and learn from a flower farmer! ConnieZeran, Owner of Beyond The Arbour, takes great care in curating the annual Sneak a Peek Greenhouse Car Rally. This year’s event […]
  • April 26, 2023
  • 4 mins read

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