Encouraging a New Generation of Beekeepers

Encouraging a New Generation of Beekeepers
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The Kawartha Junior Beekeepers Program was established in 2017 and is a hands-on program for children aged 8 to 12 years who are interested in learning about beekeeping. The program follows the beekeepers’ year – from equipment preparation to honey harvesting.  Each month, from February to October, the students learn… Continue reading

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell
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Food.  Glorious Food!  That’s the theme for the annual afternoon get-together at the Millbrook Manor this January, hosted jointly by the Manor and the Historical Society.  The focus, as always, is on stories – memories and anecdotes shared over coffee, tea and goodies in the Manor Common Room.  The stories… Continue reading

Words of Gratitude for Incredible Community Celebration Sparked by Tragic Fire

Words of Gratitude for Incredible Community Celebration Sparked by Tragic Fire
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It has taken us some time to be able to fully process the events of 2018 and we do not believe that we are finished yet. One thing that the Winslow- Lamothe and de Wolde families have been preoccupied with since the terrible fire that destroyed six barns and a… Continue reading

Don Winslow Receives Millbrook Agricultural Society’s Lifetime Member for 2019

Don Winslow Receives Millbrook Agricultural Society’s Lifetime Member for 2019
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The Millbrook Agricultural Society was pleased to award the 2019 Lifetime Member Award to Don Winslow for his contributions to the celebration of rural life at the annual Millbrook Fair.  Don Winslow’s family has been involved in the Millbrook Fair for five generations.  Don’s grandfather Louis was involved in the… Continue reading

Young Entrepreneurs Celebrate Significant Milestone

Young Entrepreneurs Celebrate Significant Milestone
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They’ve been at it for ten years now, which means these high school students own a business that has survived longer than 2/3 of other small businesses.  Cody and Kelsie are now both in high school and for the last decade they have grown a variety of vegetables on their… Continue reading