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Spring is on its way!

Well everyone here at Hy-Hope Farm is ready for spring.  Even though we have had a pretty mild winter we are ready for the sunshine and the leaves and the flowers, ah the tulips. One sure sign of spring is fresh maple syrup.  The first crop is ready and available in the store for you

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Pruning in the orchard

Well we haven’t had that bad of a winter so we have been pretty lucky to be able to get into the orchard and get a great jump on pruning all of our apple, pear cherry and plum trees. Generally we don’t get started on the pruning until the end of February or the beginning

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Christmas baskets and Goodies!

We have been busy getting our store ready for the holidays.  We have been preparing gift baskets full of our jams and preserves, pickles and relishes.  We have already prepared ones ready to go in the store for you to pick up on your way through or you can choose your own jars to fill

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Open all year round!

Don’t forget we are open all year round! We are open everyday of the week and we are baking all of our pie, tarts, cookies and breads as well as having a huge variety of apples still available for sale.  We have Macs, Cortlands, Empire, Golden Delicious & Northern Spys to mention a few.  We

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Harvest Food Drive

We are getting ready for our Harvest Food Drive supporting the Salvation Army. This Saturday October 22, from 1 p.m. throughout the afternoon. We will be featuring Stony Smith from Oddball Kustoms car shop, famous Cowboy Dan Price, CanSaf Race team & Maverick Drag racing team. Live music by Miracle Span garage band & BBQ

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Fall Harvest

Well the fall is upon us and there are so many great things coming off of the trees and in from the fields!!  We have been digging our potatoes when the weather is nice and the crop has been pretty good this year.  It is actually pretty neat to look back at the previous posts

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harvesting rye

Picking Our Own Blueberries

Well the sumer seems to be flying by us very quickly! Our own blueberries are finally ready and we have been picking them for that last week or so.  We have picked the first of five varieties so we still have loads to come.  The plants are covered with little white and light blue berries

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New Potatoes

Lots to do…

We have been very busy the past two weeks!  We made it through the Canada Day long week-end and we got all of the hay off and into the barns.  We were able to get it put away before it got rained on, which is extremely important for good quality hay to feed to the

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Cutting Hay

Haying time is here!

Well we have started haying for another year!  We need the sun to shine so we are hoping that the weather men and women are right for the next few days.  It’s very important for the hay to dry down properly so we can get it baled and into the barn, stored away until the

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corn planter

Still more planting to be done!

We have had another busy week here at Hy-Hope Farm.  It seems this time of year there is always something to be done.  We have had some interesting storms this spring, with high winds and lots of rain.  We have had many trees come down around the farm as well as pieces of sheet metal

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