Meet the Crafters: Off Beet Farm

Meet the Crafters: Off Beet Farm December 3, 2015 Sarah and Jamie from Off Beet Farm join the Halifax Crafters bearing jars stylishly packaged and stuffed with immunity boosting edibles. This hardworking pair got their start in fermented food 6 years ago after becoming smitten with their taste and health benefits, and today, they produce various sauerkrauts and kimchees made …

Try an Off-Beet Pairing

http://occasions.mynslc.com/try-an-off-beet-pairing/ Fried rice is a staple in many Asian cuisines. This Korean version comes together quickly for an easy weekday meal by incorporating pre-made kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish. I’ve used a locally produced kimchi made by Off Beet Farm, which is available on Saturdays at the Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market in Dartmouth. Imported versions can also be found at …

Get Fermented!

We have launched our fermentation workshop! This workshop will teach you the basics of fermenting food. You will get hands on experiencing making sauerkraut and will take home a jar of our creation. There will also be a segment on making kombucha. Date: Sunday, March 29th Where: The Cow Bay Hall, 1493 Cow Bay Time: 1pm – 3pm Cost: $40* …

We Got the Beet

This article was written By Melissa Buote for The Coast Halifax. Photo by Riley Smith. Four years ago Jamie Tingley moved to Cow Bay. “I moved here for the surfing,” says Tingley. “And then I kind of fell in love.” The object of his affection: farming. With his partner, Sarah Fisher, he started Off Beet Farm, a small-scale vegetable farm …

Winter on the Farm

This winter has been one of the snowiest winter for sure. The chickens never seem to know what to do with the snow, and usually prefer to stay indoors when the ground is covered. We have our seed orders in, and we are working on our plans for this coming growing season. Daydreams of flowers and greens are filling our …