Harshell Excited for Another Sunflower Season

Hey there!  It’s been a while.  We’ve taken a little time away from our website as we’ve faced numerous challenges on our farm. Let’s face it … if your livelihood is dependent on Mother Nature, then you’ve struggled the past few years.  Ever the optimists though, farmers keep slugging away, hoping that next year will …

Harshell Fresh and Local Birdseed Hits the Ottawa Farmers’ Market

In our third year of growing, bagging, and selling our fresh and local birdseed, we’ve branched out and can be found each Sunday, at the Ottawa Farmers Market in the Aberdeen Pavilion.         Come check us out from 10-3 for all your back yard bird feeding needs.  We’ve expanded our product line …

Home grown, Fresh, and Local Birdseed – New To Harshell Farm

Harshell Fresh and Local Bird Seed As we resign ourselves to the fact that winter has arrived here at Harshell Farm, we are happy to announce that our local birds love our newest product … bird seed. In 2015, for the first time, we grew sunflowers and flax.  The feedback was incredible as these beautiful …

Spectacular Sunflowers!

Take a drive on Martin Street North, to harshellfarm.com, in the Almonte area, and you will be amazed by the beauty … 7 acres of sunflowers just bursting with yellow and buzzing with bees. Over the past couple of weeks we have watched our sunflower fields begin to bloom, burst into full colour, and now, sadly, …

Canola looks fantastic at Harshell Enterprises!

It’s that time of year when the farming countryside is starting to burst with colour and our canola crop is making an explosion of yellow in the Almonte area. With two fields of canola in full bloom at harshellfarm.com, we are proud to witness motorists, joggers, motorcyclists, and tractors slowing to take in the colour. …

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring!

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring time all around the farm. With mud tracking into the house, the snow melting off the fields, and the geese flying overhead – the days are getting longer and warmer and there is a palpable desire to get another season on the farm off to a great …