Lemonade Stand-off with Police!

In the beginning, four young partners planned to use the lemonade stand to make some money and support the hospital.  In their first week, half of their revenue ($53) was directed to the PRHC Covid fund. Upon learning of the cancer diagnosis of two Millbrook South Cavan boys, the recipients… Continue reading

New Bakery Joins Millbrook Market 

Scott Williams and his partner, Lea Tran, are combining their love of gardening and baking in their bakery business they call Wildflower Bakery.  Operating out of their home in Havelock, their baked goods feature sustainably grown, certified organic and local ingredients, sometimes from their own garden. They produce hand-crafted bread… Continue reading

Food Truck Extends Takeout Options in the Township

This is high season for banquet halls and caterers: wedding and anniversary parties, end of season celebrations, galas for business awards, the list goes on.  All of these things are not happening this year, so Kevin and April Sendel, owner/operators of Personal Touch Catering and events that operates the banquet… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market Opens This Sunday With COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market will open its 2020 season this Sunday, June 28 at the Old Millbrook School parking lot, 1 Dufferin Street.  We will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  When you arrive, you will find a different set-up this season.  We will have in place several COVID-related safety… Continue reading

Millbrook Mason’s Food Drive

On Saturday, members of the Millbrook Masons conducted a drive for Kawartha Food Share on King Street.  Collecting cash with an extended fishing net to maintain social distancing, the group collected 350 lbs of food and $3,669.50 in cash and were very pleased with the response from local residents.  Since… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market to Open June 28 with COVID-19 Precautions

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market is set to open its 2020 season on Sunday, June 28.  It will be a different kind of market this year as we put in place all of the necessary COVID-19 safety measures required by Peterborough Public Health.   Our priority this season is to keep everyone… Continue reading

Susan Tung’s Next Adventure

On Valentine’s Day, local restaurateur Susan Tung held a “soft launch” of her new restaurant on Hunter Street in Peterborough, even as she worked through the completion of her degree in Education.  Shortly after, COVID-19 forced the closure of most business in the province.  Susan took advantage of the closure… Continue reading

More Local Food Coming

Last month, council received a request from Cavan resident Larissa Nicholson, to launch a REKO-style farmers’ market in the township. Backed by a group of six local producers, Nicholson proposed a weekly event on Thursdays between the hours of 5:45‐6:45 operating in a municipal parking lot where food producers could… Continue reading