Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary
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Gillian di Petta is one of this year’s new Millbrook Market vendors.  Her cottage industry is called Wylde Folk, where she creates and sells natural, ecofriendly, small batch products designed to address scrapes and scratches encountered in everyday life.  Her salves and balms soothe bruises, bug bites, sun burn, and… Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25
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At last Sunday’s market, the line-up for Guilty Pleasures (aka doughnut heaven) began forming at 10:00am sharp.  Next door, market shoppers sampled sustainably harvested smoked trout.  A few stalls over, organic rotisserie chicken was on offer, next to naturally raised beef and lamb.  Across the way, stalls were filled with… Continue reading

Twilight Dinner for the Local Dairy Association

Twilight Dinner for the Local Dairy Association
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The Carl and Harrigan family hosted  a Twilight Dinner for the local dairy association providing tours of the new state-of-the-art automated dairy facility on Zion Line. The 400+ attendees were treated to a beef dinner followed by an unlimited supply of mild and ice cream.

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday July 28

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday July 28
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A perfect summer day greeted shoppers last Sunday at our third market of the season.  People were clearly enjoying themselves, wandering the stalls, sampling some of the local products and picking up fresh produce.  While the late arrival of warmer, dryer weather delayed strawberry season for many local growers, we… Continue reading

Artisanal Chicken Producer Joins Millbrook Market Vendors

Artisanal Chicken Producer Joins Millbrook Market Vendors
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Four years ago when the Artisanal poultry program began, Gary and his family got on board.  They now produce 1200 birds a year, processing 100 each week during the warm weather to ensure a steady supply of fresh meat at their farm located in Douro Dummer. The Fenton family raises… Continue reading

Millbrook Market Vendor

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Deana Huntsbarger is a new vendor at the Millbrook Market offering selections small-batch cheeses from five small producers across Ontario, including Hope Co-op of Aylmer Bushgarden of Elgin, Fifth Town of Picton, Gunn’s Hill of Woodstock BackForty of Lanark and Crossroad of Norwich. The selections are produced from cow, goat,… Continue reading

2019 County Recognition Award Recipients Acknowledged

2019 County Recognition Award Recipients Acknowledged
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Congratulations to the six residents and organizations that were selected by their community for their service to the community. The Peterborough Curling Club was recognized for its contribution to accessibility improvements in the County, Pat Taylor of Taylor Made Signs was acknowledge as a local business leader, the Millbrook Gallery… Continue reading