Thank you for visiting the Noggins Corner Farm Blog. Here you will find all of the lastest details on our seasonal harvest, our agritourism offerings, some delicious recipes and other bits of information. Please feel free to post comments so we can all share. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 11

As it is June I can't help but countdown the days until strawberries get her. I am so excited for Nova Scotia Berries!!!!

Tuesday, November 19


This past weekend I completed a right of passage, I bought a crockpot.... it was for the farm but I still bought it. As the fall season envelops me I find myself drawn more towards soul warming stews and this past weekend I had my first real good helping of mulled hot cider. And when I say 'good helping' I mean that is all I drank/ate on Sunday. I'm gonna put the crockpot on at the Seaport Farmer's Market so feel free to come by and have a cup, and if you have any wonderfully unique stew recipes please share, because tis the season.

Friday, July 29

Corn season is upon us. I have had two corn boiling sessions to date. Corn on the cob is by far the best meal EVER. It takes ten minutes (not including time to husk) and taste delicious.

Friday, July 1

Canada Day

The Farm is buzzing today. Everyone is coming into the Market to get they're fresh food for the long weekend. Today my job was to try out different rhubarb and strawberry dessert recipes to decide which ones I like (best job ever). I also snuck into the winter market and found that some barn swallows had built a nest in there. I managed to get a picture, they didn't seem to like that though and they started swooping. Hopefully, I didn't leave them too upset.

Friday, June 24

Grandparents Anniversary

My grandparents Sandy and Avard celebrated their 60th anniversary yesterday. Avard and Sandy took on ownership of Noggins in 1955 and since then have passed it down to their eldest son Andrew. They continued the legacy of family farming and continue to teach and encourage their family. Thank you and congratulations.

Wednesday, June 15

The Other Day on the Farm

Somebody found a little fawn. The baby came to visit but only for a little while before it had to be taken someplace safe. I managed to get a picture taken with the babe.

Raining today on the farm

We've had three days of rain. I think that is enough!

Thursday, December 23

Think of Agriculture this Holiday Season

Think of Agriculture this Holiday Season
Thank you for your support of our local agriculture this year. All of the members of our farm team are thankful for the opportunity to share the gifts of the farm with you.

Have a wonderful holiday with those you love.

Eat well!

Much love, happiness and health,


Taproot Farms Team:
Patricia, Josh, Izaak, Lily, Frank, Justine, Tim, Jeff, Jem and Malcolm

Noggins Corner Farm Team:
Carolyn, Bill, Melissa, Ian, Andrew, Beth, Jillian, Dwaine, Debbie, Erlene, Greg, Cathy and many more...

Monday, August 9

A pic of the share - week 6

Week 9 of the Noggins CSA

This weeks share will consist of:

1 qt Quinte Apples
1 qt Shiro Plums
1 qt Early Golden Plums
1 3L Peaches
1 pint sweet Cherries
1 bunch rhubarb

The Shiro plums may need to sit out on the counter to soften up a bit. The peaches are coming on heavy now. If you would like to order extras for canning here is a list of what is available now. You can email me to place an order if you like.

3L Basket of peaches - 5.50, 1/4 bu Peaches - $12.00, 1/4 bu plums $10.00

Around the farm everyone is harvesting plums and peaches. We are also working to get all of the apples thinned. We do this so that the apples that remain on the trees will be a good size.

Our corn maze and agritourism area is open for the season. You may wish to check it out on the webpage.

On Sunday, the 15th of August we are hosting the Incredible Picnic. Come on out with your family for a great time!!!

Fruit Custard Pie - Simpy in Season pag. 163 (this is a wonderful cookbook!!!)
9-inch unbaked pastry shell
2 cups apricots, plums, cherries or berries
1/4 cup sugar (adjust to the sweetness of the fruit)
Arrange fruit in pastry shell. Sprinkle with sugar.

2 eggs beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Mix together until well combined. Pour over fruit. Bake in preheated oven at 450F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350F and continue baking until custard is set, about 25 minutes.