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Feast Your Eyes

We are often asked by potential new Local Food Box members how much food they should expect to receive each week in the program. Every year we intend to take photos of what a weekly share of vegetables looks like but inevitably we get too busy. So we were happy to hear that one of our Local Food Box members […]

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Registration is open for 2017!

To skip the narrative and go straight to signing up, click here. 2016 Season Overview In 2015 we made the difficult decision to postpone production at Wind Whipped Farm and not run The Local Food Box program. We needed to make some significant soil and infrastructure improvements to increase and better manage production. We knew […]

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We’re back!

Dear friends and supporters, We are very pleased to say that The Local Food Box is back for the 2016 season! Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Stillmeadow Farm, Winter Creek Farm and Wind Whipped Farm are teaming up again this year to bring you their fine local food products in Metchosin and Victoria. We are now accepting member registrations […]

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Stepping it up for 2016

Dear Local Food Box members and friends, We hope this update finds you well and off to a good start for the New Year. We have been meaning to get in touch for a while to give an update and share our plans for the season ahead.   As always, thanks to everyone who participated in […]

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Save the date: Farm day on August 23rd

So your local food box farmers are trying something new this year. On August 23rd, we would like to invite our box members to a farm day. This will be a chance to visit Wind Whipped Farm, stop by the Stillmeadow Farm and Parry Bay Sheep Farm farm store, hang out in beautiful Metchosin with your farmers […]

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Metchosin farmers in high gear

Most days this week at least a dozen tractors fly (relatively) down William Head road, riding in high gear, past Wind Whipped Farm, with their mowers, tedders (egg beater rakes) and bailers to and from the patchwork of hayfields that surround us.  Local Food Box partners Parry Bay Sheep Farm and Stillmeadow Farm are amongst them. As pictured above,  they […]

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