New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past

New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past
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Irene Rudigier shakes her head in amazement at how things turn around in life.  At her booth in the Millbrook Market, she offers produce that she shunned as a child: things like celeriac, Jerusalem artichoke and horseradish.  Growing up in Germany, these items were commonplace, and found in backyard gardens.  … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market July 22

Next Farmers’ Market July 22
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If you haven’t yet been to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market, here are a few reasons to whet your appetite. The produce at the market is fresh – often picked that very morning.  It is at or very near its peak of ripeness.  If you haven’t eaten farm fresh produce before, … Continue reading

Clement Poultry and Orchards Comes to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Clement Poultry and Orchards Comes to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market
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While Clement Poultry and Orchards may be a recent addition to our local farmers’ market, they are not new to the business.  This family farm has been owned and operated in the Newcastle area by the Clement family since 1948.  The family also operates booths at the Friday Oshawa and … Continue reading

Food Charters: Designing Our Own Local Food System

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There’s been a lot in the news lately about local food and farming and so last week’s celebrations for Ontario’s fifth annual Local Food Week seems perfectly timed to promote the good things that are grown, made and harvested right here in Peterborough and in Ontario.  I am hoping that … Continue reading

Guilty Pleasure Patisserie Comes to the Millbrook Market

Guilty Pleasure Patisserie Comes to the Millbrook Market
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He’s known as the Doughnut Guy, and he’s okay with that.  Jeremy Riel is a new vendor at the monthly Millbrook Farmers’ Market, offering more than a dozen varieties of luscious, hand-made doughnuts and French pastries.  Equipped with training from Ottawa’s Cordon Bleu school, he has been selling his generous-sized … Continue reading

The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity

The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity
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Pastry Peddler baker Brad — got his creative juices flowing to develop a tart for the 4th Line Theatre as their contribution to this year’s largest Butter Tart Tour christened Arts ‘n Tarts.  Last year, the popular Kawartha Butter Tart tour adopted a Canada 150 theme launching a Canadiana collection … Continue reading