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Titan and Iris

Titan and Iris

Titan getting a brush!  Iris is super curious as to what's going on.  We started brushing Iris already and she's not quite as keen yet as Titan.  Once you starting brushing Titan, he doesn't stop bugging you to continue! The puppy is fitting in well.  

Young Agrarians Shout Out

Young Agrarians Shout Out

We were asked by Young Agrarians Alberta to talk a bit about what it's like to be "Farmers of Colour" in Alberta. The article is here! https://youngagrarians.org/spotlight-on-akesi-farms-fungi-akuafo-in-sundre-ab/ Thank you to Young Agrarians Alberta for all the...

Meet Iris

Meet Iris

We have a new addition at the farm!  Meet Iris - Greek messenger of the gods and the goddess of rainbows. Iris is a little cutie who is melting everyone's heart.  We have talked for a while about getting a puppy so that we could space out the ages of the dogs a bit. ...

Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden

We said we wouldn't, but we have!  Twelve more garden beds have been installed. Attached is a photo of the many of our raised beds.  The main kitchen garden, the hoop house, THEN the new beds! These are for medicinal herbs.  It's an experiment year! We'll take more...

Wood shed now has a roof!

Wood shed now has a roof!

The metal roofing finally arrived!  Installed today before we are supposed to get a bunch more rain... Had a little mishap with some of the stacked wood falling over.  Have to fix that!  Next step is to work on splitting more wood and getting it stacked.  Should be...

Chicks are growing!

Chicks are growing!

The chicks are growing so fast!  We received 40 chicks on May 14th. Now, after two weeks, they have full wing feathers! They are still very cute. It will be a few more weeks yet until we move them to their permanent home! They are all doing well and provide endless...

Introducing Phil!

Introducing Phil!

This summer, we've hired an apprentice through the Young Agrarians program. It's been a great experience so far!! Phil is helping out with tasks on the farm and also on building our Fungi Akuafo business. Check this out! ...

Wood shed – progress

Wood shed – progress

Got some help to build the frame of the new wood shed! The roofing material should show up in the next week... Then we get to stack all the wood in there!  Should be easier now as the walls are more stable.  Some supervision required as we've had a few stacks of wood...

Chit potatoes

Chit potatoes

We got our seed potatoes from Eagle Creek Seed potatoes! We don't always pay a lot of attention but this year we thought we'd take the time to chit our potatoes.  We put them in some egg cartons in the main greenhouse.  (We even labeled the cartons!)  It's too early...

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