Four years ago, Anahita Belanger and her husband, Paul, were living in Toronto with their three sons, working 70-hour weeks at their corporate jobs, and asking themselves some hard questions. “Why are we driving consumption? What are our dreams and deepest desires? And why aren’t we acting on them?”
It quickly became clear to Anahita — who holds a science degree and has nurtured a lifelong passion for biology — that she wasn’t comfortable raising children in the city.
So they found a farm. “Or, rather, it found us.”
Since 1945, Paul’s family has oper…