“What are they thinking? A Unique Approach to Decision-Making by New Small-Acreage Farmers” shares the unconventional tale of farming entrepreneurship. Karri and Trefor Munn-Venn, city dwellers with no prior farming experience, embarked on a life-changing journey by purchasing a 25-acre farm in Quebec’s Outaouais region. This article delves into how the Munn-Venn’s prioritize alignment, nurture, and innovative thinking in their agricultural pursuits.
We’re guided by a single value at Leystone: Nurture. Living in alignment with that value has been the single most potent thing we’ve done on the farm.
CBC Radio-Canada visited Leystone Farms to learn more about innovation in the Pontiac and our production of wool pellets.
Luskville area agriculture mainstay Leystone Farms is turning discarded sheep wool into pellets that can be used to fertilize and conserve soil moisture in the garden. Owners Karri and Trefor Munn-Venn launched the new product at an on-farm event on Saturday.
Increased wool pellet research by the academic community is validating their importance for plant health, gardens, and farming. As wool pellet research delves deeper into their potential, and as farmers recognize the benefits they offer, wool pellets are poised to take centre stage in modern farming practices.
“City to Country” was published in the Bulletin d’Aylmer about Karri and Trefor Munn-Venn and the creation of Leystone Farms in the Pontiac.
Adding wool pellets in your garden provide an exceptional advantage to your plants and your soil. Less watering. Fewer bugs. Stronger plants.
This is Us, on "In Town and Out"! Yesterday we had the chance to spend time with @giacomopanico (and his adorable dog Leia) from @cbcintownandout to talk about our move to the #Pontiac our new life as farmers and the upcoming grape harvest. It was a great moment to...
When life gives you dandelions, make dandelion jelly!!! Making delicious dandelion jelly has become an annual event for us each spring!
We never planned for starting a farm – but here we are! Listen as I tell Katelyn Duban of The Rural Woman Podcast how this happened!