"Stephen Levesque gave us a wonderful tour of Hidden Pond Permaculture Farm. There is a restoration area, fruit trees and vegetable beds, composting area, chickens, dairy sheep (and lambs) and more. Stephen took time to answer all of our questions about his sustainable soil practices, pest and water management systems and gave us so many ideas. We even got a taste test! His excitement and knowledge combine to make a very worthwhile tour. If you are staying at the Marina at Paige’s Resort, the local taxi company will take you right to the farm. Thank you again for the lovely tour!"
ARTISAN SMOKED HERBS
Stephen’s smoked herbs were a hit at the first sniff, the flavour surpassed the aroma! They add dimension to any food. Great on eggs, meat, veggies and cheese. LOVE them in cream cheese stuffed peppers. The smoked rosemary is out of this world. A great addition to breakfast hash, eggs, soups and sauces. I use it almost every day. — David Ayre
Our very own line of farm-grown, farm-smoked herbs! So far, depending on the season, we offer smoked chives, rosemary, paprika, garlic scapes, dill, and oregano, with more to come as more herb beds go in and our line expands. Now found at Nature Spirit Earth Market and Island Meat and Deli on Gabriola Island. A big thank you to those folks!
NEIGHBORHOOD SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE
Food grown at your doorstep! We offer a produce box program, with the goal of eventually supporting a few dozen hourseholds in the immediate neighbourhood of the farm. We also aim to be a model that could inspire others on Gabriola and elsewhere to start small neighbourhood farms, so that people can be very very closely connected to where much of their food is grown.