Food Grain Bank Donors

Food Grain Bank Donors
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Pictured are members of the Robson family with Dave Brackenridge during the Barbeque lunch held by the youth group of Centreville Presbyterian Church.  More than $400 was raised at the event, which will be matched fivefold by the federal government, bringing the total donation to the organization to $2000.  Pictured… Continue reading

It’s time to show our generosity to Local Foodshare

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This year there have been a few changes in the executive of our local Foodshare with the Brian Reynolds replacing long-time Chair David Brackenridge, but the local organization continues to address the needs of our community with some fresh recruits.  During the Christmas season, our community always demonstrates its generosity… 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

Centreville Youth Host Support Local Efforts to Feed the World

Centreville Youth Host Support Local Efforts to Feed the World
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Some fields in our township are growing food are not grown for local consumption; rather they are grown in support of faraway lands.  Since 2010, members of the Centreville Presbyterian Church have been growing food for an international Christian organization whose bold objective is to create a world without hunger…. Continue reading

In Praise of Heritage Pigs

In Praise of Heritage Pigs
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Pigs were introduced to North America over 500 years ago, when they were prized for their utility, hardiness, foraging ability, meat and fat, but this noble animal has been under attack now for over a century. 1846, Canadian Dr. Abraham Gesner distilled coal and created what he called kerosene. Eight… Continue reading

Last Farmers’ Market Sunday October 28

Last Farmers’ Market Sunday October 28
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It’s hard to believe that I’m writing about the last farmers’ market of the season yet here we are.  You’ve got one last chance to take in the festivities before we close the barn door.  Our last market will be on Sunday, October 28, 10:00am to 1:00pm in the parking… Continue reading