New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal

New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal
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The local diet trend just became more interesting in the neighbourhood as we can now add wine to our list of local food and drink possibilities by toasting our locally grown dinner with a glass of local wine. After travelling to Toronto working in the food industry, John Drew decided … Continue reading

Celebration of the Farm Allows the Community to Show their Support

Celebration of the Farm Allows the Community to Show their Support
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An early morning fire on July 18th has destroyed five barns at Woodleigh Farms in Cavan Monaghan Township.  It took five fire crews from Peterborough County and City of Kawartha Lakes stations to address the chaos and carnage at the scene on Sharpe Line as they responded to early morning … Continue reading

Peterborough County Plowing Match Celebrates 100 Years

Peterborough County Plowing Match Celebrates 100 Years
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The Ontario Plowman’s Association is hosting their annual plowing competition the last weekend of September at the Edgerton Farm located at Lindsay Rd at Fowlers Corners.  Established in 1913, the organization has hosted annual plowing matches every year since 1918 except during WWII, featuring old and new plowing methods using … Continue reading

Next Market Sunday September 23

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It’s prime market season now so be sure to come out to the next Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, September 23.  The market runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. Recent rains and the ongoing heat are making for a superb crop of fresh … Continue reading

New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past

New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past
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Irene Rudigier shakes her head in amazement at how things turn around in life.  At her booth in the Millbrook Market, she offers produce that she shunned as a child: things like celeriac, Jerusalem artichoke and horseradish.  Growing up in Germany, these items were commonplace, and found in backyard gardens.  … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market July 22

Next Farmers’ Market July 22
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If you haven’t yet been to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market, here are a few reasons to whet your appetite. The produce at the market is fresh – often picked that very morning.  It is at or very near its peak of ripeness.  If you haven’t eaten farm fresh produce before, … Continue reading