Between The Rows, March 2021

Dear MacDougall Meadows customer, Although the Spring equinox is still three weeks away, Farmer Jake and his team have already ordered seeds for the market garden. In the meantime Claytonia, pea shoots and microgreens, in limited quantities, are available at the...

Between the Rows, December 2020

We would like to wish all our customers a safe and happy holiday season. These have been difficult and turbulent times for everyone but your loyal support has helped us through. We look forward to serving you throughout the coming year. Farmer Jake and...
Between the Rows – May 2020.

Between the Rows – May 2020.

Farmer Jake and the MacDougall Meadows team hopes that you are all well in these uncertain times. We are busy adjusting to the on line ordering world and want to thank all our loyal customers for being so patient with us as we try to navigate these (for us) uncharted...

Changing with the times

The Nova Scotia government is continuing its strenuous efforts to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19). To fully support these efforts MacDougall Meadows is changing the way customers can access our products. The Halifax Forum Market has closed. The...

Recognition from Chuck Porter, MLA

Jake was quite glad to receive this recognition from Chuck Porter, MLA, recognizing his commitment to providing healthy food in a sustainable manner to the people of Nova Scotia. Thanks, Mr. Porter!

Fall 2018 News from Between the Rows

Summer is now officially over and it has been the shortest frost free growing season that anyone can remember. The last spring frost was on June 4th and the first fall frost was September 24th/25th. We have been lucky as we had good crops of scallions, salad greens,...

Taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys

We are now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys! Please use our order form or contact us directly. We must have your Thanksgiving order by September 7. Turkey orders placed after this date may not be filled.

June 2018 News from Between the Rows

When farming it is important to keep all your ducks in a row![/caption]June has been an “interesting” month at MacDougall Meadows. There have been setbacks (well it would not be farming without setbacks!). As many of you know from our face book posts Jake lost one of...

May 2018 News from Between the Rows

Market garden: The onions (see above) and leeks are growing well in the greenhouse. We have managed to plant out some of the onion crop. The first planting of peas and beans are starting to sprout and the first of the Swiss chard has been transplanted. The other...