The Globe and Mail has published my story on Merkaba Acres, a sustainable farm in Bobcaygeon, Ont. operated by a mother-daughter team with no previous experience in agriculture.
Read article and photo essay here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-the-sustainable-family-farm
I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Kimiko and her daughter Tessa over the past year, observing them as they take on the incredible job of operating a sustainable farm without any previous experience in agriculture. I am inspired by their philosophy, their approach to working with the crops and the animals in a way that restores and regenerates their 167-acre property in Bobcaygeon, Ont.
They have taught me that farming can be a creative, intuitive process, and is available to anyone who is willing to dream and work hard for it.
“Not everyone has the opportunity to explore a passion, an inclination to grow things or make things, or understand how nature works,” says Kimiko. “There’s so many things that can happen here, and my goal is to have a space that gives that opportunity to as many people as possible.”
Learn about how a mother-daughter team is building a new life in rural Ontario. Special to The Globe & Mail, story and photos © Vanessa Tignanelli. Follow along their journey at Merkaba Acres.