Next Farmers’ Market Sunday September 22

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It was a perfect summer day at last Sunday’s Farmers’ Market.  The Old Millbrook School parking lot was a sea of colour.  Tables were laden with fresh fruits and vegetables, including cartons of just picked corn.  Various hues of honey jars and maple syrup sparkled in the sun, as did… Continue reading

Late Summer Garden

Late Summer Garden
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“Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn.” John Greenleaf Whittier There are many things to celebrate in the late summer garden. My favourite Colour Fashion sunflowers are finally blooming in many shades of bronze and only one lone yellow. The brilliant fuchsia coloured nicotines… Continue reading

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses
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Some of you may remember Anna Luckai as a music teacher at Millbrook South Cavan Public School about ten years ago.  She continues to teach but now educates high school students in Port Perry about careers during the fall semester and spends the remaining eight months of the year on… Continue reading

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary
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Gillian di Petta is one of this year’s new Millbrook Market vendors.  Her cottage industry is called Wylde Folk, where she creates and sells natural, ecofriendly, small batch products designed to address scrapes and scratches encountered in everyday life.  Her salves and balms soothe bruises, bug bites, sun burn, and… Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25
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At last Sunday’s market, the line-up for Guilty Pleasures (aka doughnut heaven) began forming at 10:00am sharp.  Next door, market shoppers sampled sustainably harvested smoked trout.  A few stalls over, organic rotisserie chicken was on offer, next to naturally raised beef and lamb.  Across the way, stalls were filled with… Continue reading

Millbrook and Area Garden Club Goes Wild for Native Plants

Millbrook and Area Garden Club Goes Wild for Native Plants
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Why not come for a tour with the Millbrook & Area Garden Club on Wednesday, August 7th at 6:30 p.m. when they will visit “GROW WILD! NATIVE PLANT NURSERY & ECOLOGICAL CONSULTING SERVICES” at #3784 Hwy 7 in Omemee. Grow Wild! Nursery specializes in growing native trees and shrubs as… Continue reading