Clement Poultry and Orchards Comes to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Clement Poultry and Orchards Comes to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market
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While Clement Poultry and Orchards may be a recent addition to our local farmers’ market, they are not new to the business.  This family farm has been owned and operated in the Newcastle area by the Clement family since 1948.  The family also operates booths at the Friday Oshawa and … Continue reading

Food Charters: Designing Our Own Local Food System

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There’s been a lot in the news lately about local food and farming and so last week’s celebrations for Ontario’s fifth annual Local Food Week seems perfectly timed to promote the good things that are grown, made and harvested right here in Peterborough and in Ontario.  I am hoping that … Continue reading

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air
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Eleanor Reed is planting a forest on a private property south of Millbrook.  A licensed Forest Consultant and registered professional Forester, she helps property owners do their part in reducing their carbon footprint by transforming open, fallow fields into true forests, converting these spaces into carbon sponges for many years … Continue reading

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out
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  Walton Wood Farm founder Leslie Scott has something to prove and she’s not done yet.  When she pitched her firm on the 11th season of the Dragon’s Den series, she received more offers than the program aired.  One dragon offered to buy her out completely, but Leslie wasn’t interested … Continue reading

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village
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Another block quilt telling the story of the area has been installed at the home of Ray and Fran Lowery on County Rd 21 West.    This traditional quilt pattern is the oddly named “Spinning Star”; and its origins are unclear.  However, with only a little imagination the rays of the … Continue reading