St Thomas’ Anglican Church sponsors event on Climate Change

Journeys, the outreach and social justice working group of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, Millbrook, is sponsoring a day-long seminar dealing with the reality of rapid climate change.   Entitled “Climate Change:  What Can I Do?”  the event will take place on Saturday, November 5th, at the Anglican Parish Hall, 16 Centre… Continue reading

Plans Begin for Local Christmas Hamper Program

Millbrook and District Food Share volunteers are getting organized for this year’s Christmas Hamper program which distributes hampers each year to local families. Hampers are prepared for registered recipients and includes non-perishable food items, fresh local produce, a grocery voucher from Foodland and Walmart vouchers for each child in the… Continue reading

Soil Health is Top of Mind for Today’s Farmers

Approximately 50 visitors attended the ONFARM presentation in early September held in a field at Woodleigh Farms and hosted by the farm operator, Norm Lamothe. The audience was diverse – young and old, and almost half were women. They came to hear how they could make their operations more efficient,… Continue reading

A Taste of New Zealand in Millbrook

  Lauren Cameron is showcasing some of the culinary skills she acquired during a year spent in New Zealand where she learned to appreciate their savoury pies. After years of experimenting back home in Canada, she believes she has “perfected” the Kiwi pie and is sharing her enthusiasm in a… Continue reading

Two Local Families to be Inducted into the Peterborough County Agricultural Wall of Fame

After a two-year hiatus, the Peterborough County Agricultural Wall of Fame will celebrate the 2022 additions to their Wall of Fame in person this month. Two couples are among residents being honoured for their contribution to the local agriculture/agri-food industry:  Dr. Bill and Mary Belch of North Monaghan, and Roy… Continue reading

Marketing Ideas Earn Jeremy Poulin Compliments and Cash for Red Mill Syrup

Anyone following local social media channels will have seen this face before.  A tireless promotor of the Poulin family business, Red Mill Maple Syrup, Jeremy has become the face of the brand: a youthful image to invigorate a traditional product. Syrup production has been in the family for generations.  Jeremy’s… Continue reading