Evelyn’s Crackers HO, HO, HO-liday Gift Cards Now Available!!

$50 Dollar Gift Cards are now available!! The gift cards can be redeemed at the Brickworks and Wychwood farmers markets, or through or our mail order form. Click through this link: Evelyn’s Crackers Gift Cards!! and the gift cards will be mailed to you, or the special whole, heritage grain, loving person in your life. The cards can also be picked up at […]

Whey Butter. Way Cool.

It has been awhile since butter molds graced our kitchens and many of us are jumping at the chance to buy freshly churned butter at local farmers markets. Butter is an important staple in many cultures and is a huge industry around the world. In the past 10 years India is the leader in production […]

Ooo…That Smell. Freshly Milled Grains

I recently met Sophie the lead miller, grain tester and bread baker for La Milanaise at a restaurant in Montreal. This impassioned young woman approaches milling organic grains like none other. In her test kitchen, she studies the properties of grains from the field to the oven. In a buzzing hot-spot in downtown Montreal, over […]

Heritage Grains. Why They Are Worth it.

Heritage grains may be the final cog in the wheel of the good food and sustainable farming movements. These special grains were bountiful leading up to the 1900’s and vital to westward settlements in North America. They were grown for their adaptability, nutritional value, animal feed and fermented for spirits. By the 1950’s the population […]

Farmers Market Selling Secrets

By participating in several farmers markets, over the years, we have learned a few ways that help us to increase our sales and maximize our presence. Here are some tips that you can use if you are selling: 1. There is an old saying in the retail business, “Pile it high and watch it fly!” […]

Heritage Grains Have Personality

Red Fife Wheat A land race wheat that acclimates well to many growing conditions. This sweet nutty tasting heritage grain can be planted in spring, or winter. The “Queen” of wheats, she is grace under pressure-whatever you ask of her. From sweet to savory, bread to pastry, she delivers. Whole Spelt Flaky, nutty, sweet-natured, not […]