Sweet New Bakeshop Offers Spectacular Sweets and Classes for Young and Old

Amanda Mitchell moved to Bethany with her husband last April and continued her four-year-old company called Sprinkles and Things in her new home. On November 20, Amanda led a workshop for six children where they decorated cupcakes. The class also included pizza which was washed down with a children’s favourite,… Continue reading

Sammy’s Roadhouse ‘n’ Grill Keeps it Local

It was a rough start for this new family restaurant which was set to open when the first pandemic lockdown occurred. At the end of June 2020 when restrictions eased, Sammy’s Roadhouse n Grill owners, Sam and Peter Joshi, with the help of experienced restauranteur, Vik, opened the patio and… Continue reading

Millbrook and District Lions’ Club in Action

As we slowly get through this fourth wave of COVID-9, the Millbrook Lions’ Club has been active in your community. The Lions’ food trailer was at the Truck & Tractor Pull on September 4th feeding drivers and spectators geared up for a great Labour Day event. The Lions’ club gave… Continue reading

Farmers Reach out to Connect Crops to Food

This is one of three crop identifier signs for corn, wheat and soybeans created by the Northumberland Federation of Agriculture along with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture.  This one is located on County Rd. 9 just east of County Rd. 28 south of Bailieboro.  They are placed on the edges… Continue reading

Patient Gardeners Can Expand Home Fruit Production with Pawpaws

Ambitious gardeners seeking to diversify their food production output could consider growing Pawpaws, according to Cavan resident Andy Harjula. Tropical in appearance and flavour, the fruit of this North American native tree is highly prized for its flavour and nutritional value.  A recent lecture by Ken Taylor of Greenbarn Fruit… Continue reading

Suzanne’s Hot Stuff Delivers Heat and Flavour

Suzanne Schmidt is confident, straight-forward, and also a great cook.  Her flavours are rooted in  her Guyanese background and all include heat, but her products deliver more than that burning sensation.  Her products are carefully crafted to showcase flavour, featuring sweet mango, lemon and pineapple, savoury garlic and onions and… Continue reading

Christmas Hamper Preparations Begin

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