Walton Wood Farm’s Success Inspires Business Owners and Entrepreneurs around Peterborough

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Melodie Seto On Tuesday, Sept. 15, the popular Peterborough entrepreneurial social event, E-Connect, featured two successful business women as guest speakers for the evening, one of which created her business from home on a farm in Bailieboro. Leslie Scott, founder of Walton Wood Farm with her husband Peter, shared her … Continue reading

Local Action Taken to Protect Our Roots

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Melodie Seto The Canadian landscape has undergone many transformations over the past centuries, but how many people can still remember what our land ofheritage used to look like? Tallgrass prairies in particular may be one of the less distinguished types of grasslands that made up the eastern part of our … Continue reading

Young Millbrook Entrepreneur Continues to Face Forward After a Successful Summer Start

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Melodie Seto 16 year old Brigh Findlay-Shields is not your average summer job-seeking high school student. Unlike most teenagers her age, she decided to become an entrepreneur during her summer holiday. As the proud founder of Darling Equine, an onlinebridle charm boutique, she is one of 13 youth participants in … Continue reading

Close to Home: A Taste Of Africa

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Melodie Seto Sometimes one does not need to travel long distances to have an immersive cultural experience, and that is especially the case for those living in or near the South Monaghan Township. ZimArt– Rice Lake Gallery –has been operating in Bailieboro for 16 years and is a free outdoor … Continue reading

Concert In Cavan Brings A Classical Twist

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Melodie Seto Brooke Stewart and Sybil Shanahan formed the musical duo Beaux Strings in 2013. They have been a popular entertainment choice for weddings and other private events ever since they started performing together in 2011. Now, they will be holding their first public concert this Sunday, August 16, right … Continue reading

On a Mission to Break the Silence of Depression

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Melodie Seto It is often said that life experiences help make us who we are. Julie Vallieresis no stranger to this concept as she presses forward in her journey to redefine herself. Now a married 42 year old mother of three, she reflects on her20+ year battle with depression and … Continue reading

Where Does Your Trout Come From?

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Melodie Seto Linwood Acres Trout Farm was first established in Campbellcroft about 45 years ago and is open to the public all year round. Located on approximately 15 acres with 3 sets of springs running through the land, it is the ideal place to raise trout. With 15 ponds and … Continue reading

Booming Business in Bethany

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By: Melodie Seto Along Highway 7A, there is a clearing where rows and rows of eye-catchingly colourful cottage chairs, tables, and other similar furniture are displayed.  This scene is one of several business enterprises run by the Irwin family. Willow Green LTD’s cottage furniture business, which goes by the name … Continue reading

New Potter from Parry Sound Opens Her Shop in Bethany

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By Melodie Seto After three years of settling down in Bethany, Jodie Hames has officially reopened her business – Clayworks Pottery. Her work features one-of-a-kind stoneware clay creations that vary from unique multi-purpose items to stand-alone decorative pieces for gardens and homes. Clayworks Pottery first opened in 1994 by the … Continue reading