Purity Hemp Products Provide Locally-Sourced Nutrition Boost

The farm on Mount Pleasant Road has been in the family since 1966.  When JoAnne Kennedy was growing up here, her family raised beef cattle. Like many young people, JoAnne’s future plans took her away from the farm and she trained and began to work in Toronto as a cartographer. … Continue reading

Otonabee Microgreens

Newly minted Environmental Studies graduate Max Chalovich was eager to get his business started and launched Otonabee Microgreens before his studies were complete. This young entrepreneur is encouraging us to boost our nutritional consumption with microgreens. These are very young vegetable seedlings harvested within a few weeks of germination.  Unlike… Continue reading

Cavan Chiropractic is on the Move!

Four years ago, Dr. Taylor Bonner took over the Chiropractic practice of Dr. Larry Smith who was retiring after 37 years of practice. The transition was seamless: Taylor moved into the location on the lower level of the Smith home on Tapley ¼ Line in Cavan, joined by Registered Massage… Continue reading

The Auction Tradition Continues with Chemong Auction

Auctions provide a unique type of market place for used goods, where the most enthusiastic buyer sets the selling price. These sale prices in these instances can be difficult to predict, even for experienced participants.  Keith Monk has been in the business for more than forty years providing auctioneer and… Continue reading

Experienced Care Provider Brings Compassion and Professionalism to Seniors

With more than twenty years of counselling, home support and Personal Service work experience under her belt, Shona Steele believes she understands her clients. Working as a care provider for private firms, she often felt that the needs of her clients often went beyond what the private home care service… Continue reading

Youth Encouraged to Flex Entrepreneurial Muscle in Summer Company Program

Youth interested in launching and running their own business this summer are encouraged to apply by May 15th to the Summer Company program offered by the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre (BAC). “It’s a great time for students to start thinking about summer employment opportunities. While there are… Continue reading

 “Spark” Program Accepting Applications in Support of Tourism Innovation Now Open

A second intake of the “Spark” Mentorship & Grants Program has been launched to encourage local entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profit organizations to create new tourism ideas for Peterborough & the Kawarthas. The program provides selected applicants with a $3,000 grant, industry mentorship and additional partner support to help them… Continue reading