Last Farmers’ Market Sunday October 28

Last Farmers’ Market Sunday October 28
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It’s hard to believe that I’m writing about the last farmers’ market of the season yet here we are.  You’ve got one last chance to take in the festivities before we close the barn door.  Our last market will be on Sunday, October 28, 10:00am to 1:00pm in the parking… Continue reading

Hand-crafted Ceramic Pieces Combine Style and Utility

Hand-crafted Ceramic Pieces Combine Style and Utility
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Janette Froncz is a new vendor at the Millbrook Farmers’ market, offering hand-made pottery. Known for her elegance and grace from her years as a dancer, choreographer and creative movement teacher, it’s no surprise to see Janette’s items are stylish and well-crafted while being practical as well. Five years ago… Continue reading

Stir it up with an Elzner Original

Stir it up with an Elzner Original
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Wilfred Elzner has energy to burn.  After a year-long retirement trip in an RV, he returned to his home in Cobourg looking for a new direction for his efforts. His attention to detail led him to create hand-crafted wooden spoons.  Timeless and versatile, these kitchen tools don’t conduct heat, improve… Continue reading

Next Market Sunday September 23

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It’s prime market season now so be sure to come out to the next Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, September 23.  The market runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. Recent rains and the ongoing heat are making for a superb crop of fresh… Continue reading

New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past

New Market Vendor Pays Homage to her Past
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Irene Rudigier shakes her head in amazement at how things turn around in life.  At her booth in the Millbrook Market, she offers produce that she shunned as a child: things like celeriac, Jerusalem artichoke and horseradish.  Growing up in Germany, these items were commonplace, and found in backyard gardens. … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market July 22

Next Farmers’ Market July 22
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If you haven’t yet been to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market, here are a few reasons to whet your appetite. The produce at the market is fresh – often picked that very morning.  It is at or very near its peak of ripeness.  If you haven’t eaten farm fresh produce before,… Continue reading