Taylor Farm Blog

John Taylor: The Farmer and Merchant

He began farming the in 1857, and over time, continued to amass large tracts of land in and around Headingley. Starting in the late 1800s, Taylor offered a variety of goods for sale to families in the expanding Headingley community.

John Taylor: The Family Man and Teacher

John Taylor's upbringing was happy by all accounts, and he passed on the same convivial, loving home to his family that included 22 children. Taylor was also the first teacher who taught in the Headingley District until 1856.

John Taylor, the Man of Many Trades

A passionate and influential local politician, dedicated farmer, successful business owner, father of 22 children and the first teacher in the area – John Taylor played a pivotal role in shaping Manitoba’s rich history.

Builder Profile: Artista Homes

Artista Homes is a family owned company led by Frank Cotroneo, his three brothers and his brother-in-law. Known for their breathtaking custom home designs, you'll see no two builds are the same.

Builder Profile: Gino's Homes

From the company's modest roots building a handful of homes each year for friends and family, Gino's Homes has grown to become one of Winnipeg's most sought-after builders and starts construction on 50 to 75 new homes each year.

The Stories Behind Taylor Farm Street Names

When creating a community, street names are of utmost importance and play a unique role in shaping the tone of the area. Learn about the rich history of Taylor Farm and the stories behind each street name.

Builder Profile: Arlt Homes

Started in 1976, Arlt Homes is a proud family-owned and run business. Arlt Homes has set themselves apart based on their personal service and responsiveness.

Builder Profile: Avanti Custom Homes

While a fairly new kid on the block, Avanti Custom Homes builds on the 30+ years of expertise, creativity, reputation and buying power of its partner company Randall Homes.

Builder Profile: Sterling Homes

Sterling Homes long-standing record of success rests on its commitment to providing a variety of exclusive plans that continuously evolve to meet the needs of Manitoba homeowners and families.An approach that’s proving popular is providing larger footprints on bigger lots at an affordable price.

Builder Profile: Hearth Homes

Hearth Homes has been building quality custom homes for almost 40 years, 32 of those in the Winnipeg area. Early on, the company determined that a focal point for its homes would be the location of the fireplace, somewhere in the heart of the home and visible from as many rooms as possible on the ground floor. “Hearth” refers to that spot ...

Taylor Farm Rural Roots Run Deep

Taylor Farm, one of the newest Qualico Communities, already has a special place in the hearts of many Manitobans. Set on the sprawling shores of the Assiniboine River in Headingly, it bears the name of one of the province’s founding fathers.