New Methods for Over The Top Cattle Company

For more than 150 years, the Sutcliffe family have raised cattle in the area. Tyler and Ashley Sutcliffe are continuing the family tradition on the hundred acre farm Called Over the Top Cattle Company located between Millbrook and Pontypool.  Tyler was born and raised in Janetville and Ashley comes from… Continue reading

Get to Know Your Food Producers at the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

NEXT MARKET: June 27th, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM From cash crops and dairy to livestock and produce, Canada has a long history of feeding the world.  So what does that mean to our local community? Locally grown food creates important economic opportunities, provides health benefits and helps to reduce environmental impact. Additionally,… Continue reading

New Bakery Joins Millbrook Farmer’s Market

Like many youngsters, Megan Deeth began developing her baking skills on weekends helping her Mom bake anything and everything- from basic banana bread to more elaborate cakes and pies.  Her fascination with the magic of whisking, mixing and folding ingredients together to create delicious treats motivated her to complete the… Continue reading

Building Community at the Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ markets have historically been important social and economic institutions in our communities and remain so today.  For many of us, farmer’ markets offer an opportunity for social connection, community building and provide hope for a healthy future. Local markets are a critical component in building local economies. By providing… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – March 2021

The Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing 39 hampers and vouchers to local families. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Masonic Lodge, Millbrook Community Care, Nexicom,  Millbrook Legion- Branch 402, Millbrook… Continue reading

March for Meals – Showcasing Meals on Wheels in the Millbrook Area

  Food is a basic need, a life necessity. What we eat or don’t eat affects our mental, emotional and physical well-being.  Did you know that the Meals on Wheels program is also available to adults who are recovering from surgery or illness? One of the misconceptions of Community Care’s… Continue reading

Sandwich Sisters Demonstrate How We Can Truly Be in this Together

Jane Berlin and her husband recently moved from Toronto to their farm in Bethany to live on a full-time basis. It has been difficult to integrate into their new community because of Covid restrictions, but Jane found inspiration from a volunteer group that began in Toronto that call themselves the… Continue reading

Community Care Programs Continue During the Lockdown

Community Care Peterborough (CCP) programs continue under the Sta-At-Home Order issued by the Premier last month. Deemed an essential service, their health care and seniors support programs are necessary to keep the most vulnerable safe in their own homes.  According to the Executive Director, Danielle Belair, the organization’s our food… Continue reading