Organic Waste Collection Comes to Transfer Station

Last year, the township introduced an organic waste program for a pilot area in the Millbrook area which was up for renewal last month. The program consists of weekly curbside collection of waste material through the use of kitchen catchers and green bins which were purchased with a provincial grant. … Continue reading

Handsome Jack’s Local Garlic

New Millbrook Market Vendor, Tammy Wood, of Handsome Jack’s Farm bears a calm demeanor is remarkable given the age of this venture. Tammy and her partner Dave purchased their farm just last September, after a long search for a place to grow their crop of choice: garlic.  The soil on… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market Opens This Sunday With COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market will open its 2020 season this Sunday, June 28 at the Old Millbrook School parking lot, 1 Dufferin Street.  We will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  When you arrive, you will find a different set-up this season.  We will have in place several COVID-related safety… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market to Open June 28 with COVID-19 Precautions

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market is set to open its 2020 season on Sunday, June 28.  It will be a different kind of market this year as we put in place all of the necessary COVID-19 safety measures required by Peterborough Public Health.   Our priority this season is to keep everyone… Continue reading

Millbrook Farmers’ Market Update – May 2020

As of press time, the opening of the Millbrook Farmers’ Market continues to be postponed.  We are currently awaiting additional information from Peterborough Public Health, the agency that oversees and regulates farmers’ markets. Under provincial COVID-19 directives, farmers’ markets are considered an essential service and our local health unit (PPH)… Continue reading