Save The Date: Township to Host Harvest Table Dinner on September 13th

In September 2018, the Township hosted its first Harvest Table Dinner, which celebrated the community’s rural heritage and local agricultural producers. The sold-out event was a success and earned positive feedback from the community while raising funds for the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre.  A second event scheduled for this fall… Continue reading

When the Weather Warms and Exciting Programs are Created

We are having an Ice Cream Social Fundraiser this month! Join us at either branch on Saturday, May 11th from 12:30-2:00pm to enjoy a delicious treat for Mother’s Day. We will have ice cream, cones, and a variety of toppings to choose from. The cost for each person will be… Continue reading

Christmas Hamper Program a Testament to the Community’s Generosity

Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing over 60 hampers filled with staples as well as local produce. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Agricultural Society, Centennial Place, Millbrook Manor, Millbrook-Cavan Firefighter’s… Continue reading

Smile! (again)

This year, the Tim Horton’s annul Cookie Campaign runs this week, from April 29th to May 5th.   For the third year in a row, the Peterborough locations have decided to donate the proceeds of this campaign to Community Care organizations across the Peterborough region.  This means when you purchase a… Continue reading

Basoli Sauces Brings a Taste of India to Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Pam Kaur was eleven years old when she moved to Canada from a remote Indian village called Basoli where she lived with her family in a small, one-room mud house. Opportunities in her home town were rare, particularly for girls, but Pam brought to her new home hopes of having… Continue reading

Peterborough Business Hall of Fame Recognizes Local Entrepreneurs

The Winslow and Gerolamy families will be recognized next month in the Peterborough Business Hall of Fame, along with Bob and Jill Staples of Staples Maple Syrup of Cavan. All of these local families have a proud history of building family business that have stood the test of time for… Continue reading

Grow Your Own Produce at the Community Garden

Finally spring weather is here and we can start work in the Millbrook community garden. The garden is located next to the Old Millbrook School (where the library is) with a beautiful center flower garden looked after beautifully by some local volunteers. There are 12 individual plots that can be… Continue reading