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Christina & Robbie Anderman
Morninglory Farm

Killaloe, ON

3416 Mountain View Road RR#4
Killaloe, ON K0J2A0
christina@coolhemp.com
613-757-3044 (home)
Product Types: Organic (non-certified); pears, apples, juices & vinegars, Healing Trees book, herbal tinctures, Nature photo cards, chocolates, music CD's

About Us
Morninglory Farm, founded in 1969 near Killaloe, is an intentional community of 29 residents (18 adults, 11 children) co-operating in 12 separate family households on 100 hilly acres of woods, fields, gardens, orchards, pond, and stream. There are three generations living on the farm. We have begun learning from the previous farm families who lived here and next door, how they did things on the farm in the pioneer days, some precious knowledge that we would like to use and preserve.

We grow and produce using organic and natural methods and ingredients. Our homes/home businesses are powered with solar electricity, and heated with wood and solar, one home is strawbale & natural plaster. We use hay mulch on vegetable gardens and fruit trees, using grass cut by hand scythes (Ethan and Robbie), as well as hay and straw from neighbouring farms.

We often have young adult helpers join us for a few months from the 'WWOOF' program ('World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms') to apprentice and live on the land, receiving room & board in return for their help.

Browse through our Products for Sale

Ingredients
All products and ingredients are 100% natural (many certified organic), Non-Genetically Modified, and Fair Trade certified where applicable (chocolate and sugar). Vegetables, fruits, and herbs are grown naturally with no chemicals on our farm, and bread ingredients are locally or regionally grown except for the seed & spices.

Ethan's Chocolate Bars & Hearts: Chocolate*#, Cocoa Butter*#, Unrefined Sugar*#, [flavours*], vanilla*#

*Certified Organic, #Fair Trade Certified
Zev's Spelt Baking- various cookies: Whole Spelt Flour (a heritage, more digestible form of wheat)*, Sucanat*#(truly unrefined raw evaporated brown cane sugar), Blackstrap Molasses*, Butter*, free range local eggs or certified organic eggs when available, etc. *Certified organic #Fair Trade Certified


Practices (our standards for raising or making our products)
We use no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, and no genetically modified seeds in our vegetable gardens & orchards: we fertilize with composted manure (horse and cattle manure from the neighbours, and our own chicken manure) and composted vegetable waste with rock powders. We grow vegetables in raised beds, mulched with straw and hay (scythed ourselves and bought from neighbours), using untreated seeds (some heritage & most open pollinated). We always use crop rotation. Our root vegetables are stored in the original (refurbished) 100-year-old root cellar built into the hill, where they stay firm and fresh all through the winter. Our apples are stored in the old farmhouse cellar. Fruit juices are pressed in an old oak juice press, or made into apple/pear sauce, and are heated and processed into glass canning jars. Ethan dries some of our pears and apples in slices on screens in the house above the woodheatstove. Robbie has raised many interesting Northern varieties of pear and apple trees, some heritage varieties; 13 pear varieties, 8 apple varieties plus wild fruit trees.

Non-Inspected Kitchen Statement: Our home kitchen and juice press where we prepare all our processed food (canned juices, vinegars, chocolate, pesto, cookies, breads) has not been inspected by the local Health Unit. We follow the usual food safety procedures and eat all the same foods that we produce for sale, and have been producing these foods for family and friends for 30 years.

Additional Information
Our products are 100% local and regional, except some of the ingredients for the Fair Trade Chocolates made by Ethan Anderman (our adult middle son), and some of Zev's cookie ingredients. The sourdough breads are made by Ethan Anderman, from freshly hand- and stone-ground rye and spelt flours, from grain grown in Eastern Ontario. Ben Anderman our youngest son (and the OVFC webmaster in the OVFC beginning years) takes local nature photos and has them printed into notecards by Bayberry Lane Print Shop in Barry's Bay. The pears and apples for juice and vinegar are grown by Robbie and Ethan Anderman, with some help from Christina. Various vegetables are grown by the Anderman family and others. Salves, dried herbs, and tinctures are mostly made by Diana MacAuley and the Andermans, from homegrown & wildcrafted and organic ingredients. Zev, our 12-year-old grandson, is an accomplished baker of organic spelt (wheat-free but not gluten-free) cookies. Robbie Anderman is a musician of many instruments, and his CD's are a co-operation with other local musicians, produced in the amazing eco-friendly 'Earth Ship Studio' near Killaloe (www.asomamusic.com).

Highlights this Month
Ethan's oak-barrel-aged homegrown cider vinegar!

Robbie's 'The Healing Trees' book is now launched and available to the world!

Beverages: Juice

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #3158 Pear Juice in glass jars - Mild
0 available. Order number of jars. Organically grown (non-certified) mild flavored northern pears (Tait Dropmore) juiced in our juice press in our community cider barn, canned in 1L glass jars. Store cool and dry, refrigerate after opening.

$6.00/litre
Login to order #5099 Pear Juice in glass jars - Tart & Sweet
0 available. Order number of jars. Organically grown (non-certified) tart refreshing delicious northern 'John' pears juiced in our juice press in our community cider barn, canned in 1 litre glass jars. Pure and natural, nothing added. Flavourful and bright. Try it also diluted with 1/3- 1/2 water to make 6- 8 cups juice. Store cool and dry, refrigerate after opening.

$6.00/litre

Fruits: Pears

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #499 Dried Pears
0 available. Order number of bags. Organically home-grown, home-dried Northern variety 'Gold Spice' pears with peels on. Thinly sliced, very sweet and flavourful.

$6.00/85g bag

Non-Food Items: Books

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #5276 The Healing Trees book The Healing Trees book
Order number of books. The Healing Trees is an essential guidebook to the edible and medicinal qualities of the Northeastern North American trees, written by Robbie Anderman. It is organized in an easy to use manner, and it's warm rich tone helps us connect to the Tree Nations. Gorgeous Cover art by local painter Kathy Haycock, accurate and beautiful identifying line drawings of tree parts by local artist Hilke. Published by local publishing company Burnstown Publishing House. 240 delightful, information-packed pages. 6 inches x 9 inches size.

$25.00/book

Non-Food Items: Music

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #323 Music CD- 'Wind in the Rhythm Circle'
177 available. Order number of CD's. Natural flute music with hand percussion, by 5 local musicians. Recorded near Killaloe by Asoma Music. 14 tracks, 63 minutes

$20.00/CD
Login to order #318 Music CD: 'The Hemp SeeDee'
40 available. Order number of CD's. 11 Songs about hemp, composed and performed by Ontario musicians, interspersed with true historical local stories about hemp in the Ottawa Valley, by local elder Garnet Kranz.

$11.00/CD
Login to order #324 Music Tape: 'Before the Moon Rose'
5 available. Order number of tapes. Bamboo 'Shakuhachi' flute music by Robbie Hanna Anderman, with hand percussion. Cover painting image by local artist Hilkke. 8 tracks, 45 minutes

$11.00/tape

Non-Food Items: Paper Supplies, Notecards, Office

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #1006 Photo note card - American Copper Photo note card - American Copper
0 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #295 Photo note card - Bumblebee on Sunflower Photo note card - Bumblebee on Sunflower
6 available. Order number of cards. "Bumblebee on Sunflower". Discontinued, lower price.

$2.50/card
Login to order #293 Photo note card - Butterfly Photo note card - Butterfly
28 available. Order number of cards. "Striped Hairstreak Butterfly East of Algonquin Park". Discontinued, lower price.

$2.50/card
Login to order #289 Photo note card - Cat Photo note card - Cat
17 available. Order number of cards. "Feline Majesty in the Wilno Hills". Discontinued, lower price.

$2.50/card
Login to order #1008 Photo note card - Duckling Photo note card - Duckling
7 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #1009 Photo note card - Green Frog Photo note card - Green Frog
18 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #298 Photo note card - Hornet Photo note card - Hornet
20 available. Order number of cards. "Hornet on a pear stem". Discontinued, lower price.

$2.50/card
Login to order #1011 Photo note card - Poppy Photo note card - Poppy
2 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #330 Photo note card - Speckled Alder cones Photo note card - Speckled Alder cones
11 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #1013 Photo note card - Sumac Photo note card - Sumac
15 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card
Login to order #1014 Photo note card - Sunflower Photo note card - Sunflower
2 available. Order number of cards.

$3.00/card