May 29, 2017
What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, we were performing a series of rain dances in order to coax some rain out of the clouds and onto our fields. This year we've watched as Mother Nature has poured historical amounts of rain on to our fields, as well as much of the rest of Canada. While the constant soaking is beneficial for the seeds that can be planted, it presents other...
September 19, 2016
After a very difficult summer of growing conditions, the August rains have provided plenty of peas to finish our season. Our remaining plantings are loaded with sweet peas, and will ensure a good supply through Thanksgiving. Our season will continue until we run out of peas or frost shuts us down. Thank-you to all of our loyal customers for your continued support. Happy Thanksgiving!
August 12, 2016
The drought of 2016 continues here in Prince Edward County, unfortunately with no end in sight. The area has now entered unprecedented Level 3 low water conditions, with restrictions on water usage. The 2016 pea season has been the most challenging in our history. We have experienced a myriad of problems associated with the lack of rain. The dry conditions have created poor germination, limited yield potential, thrown off harvest timing, and effects pea quality and...
June 25, 2016
Our first peas have now been harvested, washed, packaged, and shipped to a store near you. Look for your local grocer to have their shelf stocked soon with Mill Creek Peas. Our season will last from now, right through Thanksgiving. Thank-you for supporting Ontario family farming!
June 14, 2016
We are less than 2 weeks away from our first harvest of the season, you will soon be able to find our peas in your local grocery store. The first pods have sprung out of the blossoms, and peas are growing to fill them up. You will find the our first variety of peas are perhaps the best tasting (especially after having to endure a long winter without fresh local produce). The long wait is...
July 29, 2015
Mill Creek Peas are now in stores, once again in their full colour packages. Look for the rustic red mill, green fields and blue skies of Mill Creek Farm's 2015 label. On the back of each bag find our family picture, a short history of our farm and nutritional information for our product. Hope you are enjoying a great summer filled with fun summer memories and delicious Mill Creek Farm Fresh Garden Peas!