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

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September
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Last month, Council agreed to host a harvest dinner event to celebrate the township’s rural heritage and local agricultural producers. The event will also be a fundraising opportunity in support of the Community Centre project.  It is scheduled to take place on September 22nd, on Kings Street.   Organizers Councilors Belch, … Continue reading

Meet one of the New Vendors Coming to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Meet one of the New Vendors Coming to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market
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With a background in grain crops, Jamie Ferguson transitioned his farming business into vegetables four years ago, and the Ferguson family is now firmly ensconced in the market gardening.  They have also taken over the seasonally operated Garden Hill Market which has been operating for more than 40 years. The … Continue reading