Squirrel Creek Welcomes Customers to New Retail Facility

Last month, the Brackenridge family hosted an Open House to showcase a new warehouse and showroom built on their farm on Brackenridge Drive south of Millbrook.  The 8400 square foot building is a testament to the success of this family business operating as Squirrel Creek Farm Services which serves the… Continue reading

Masonic Lodge Hosts Drive for Kawartha Food Share

In July, members of the Masonic Lodge in Millbrook joined forces with members of their Peterborough association to run a fundraising drive on behalf of Kawartha Food Share, which supports the Millbrook Food Share. Collecting donations in fishing nets along King Street on the morning of July 22nd, organizers received… Continue reading

Sprinkles N Things Café Opens in Bethany

It might seem like a new business, but Amanda Mitchell has been working her magic in the kitchen as a small business owner since 2017.   She began by offering cooking classes and workshops for children.  Classes included cake and cupcake decorating, meal prep and lessons on food safety and recycling. … Continue reading

Selwyn Garlic Farms Offers a Variety of Garlic Products in all Shapes and Sizes

Sean and Theresa Wilson produce garlic on their farm in Selwyn and operate a booth at the Millbrook Farmers’ Market. Sean has a history in dairy farming in the Hamilton area.  In 1995 he moved to Peterborough for employment and since then he has gradually found his way back to… Continue reading

Proposed Legislation Will Create More Homes, Less Food Say Farm Organizations

The flurry of provincial legislation designed to facilitate the construction of new homes in Ontario continues, leaving municipalities wondering how to adhere to the new rules while maintaining viable and liveable communities. Bills 109 and 23 aim to build homes faster, primarily through administrative changes to the planning rules and… Continue reading