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Author: Jen Achilles

Meet the Growers: Green Wheel Farms

Meet the growers with urban agriculture from Green Wheel Farms in the Bay of Quinte

Urban farming is not a new concept. Max Valyear, owner of Green Wheel Farms, will be the first person to tell you that. Other provinces, even other countries, have been doing it for years. The West Coast, for example, has been inspiring Max for some time now. The concept is quite simple in both form and function. Grow fresh food close to home; better yet, right at home in your very own yard, front, back or both. Doesn’t matter. ...

Young Entrpreneur – Morgan & Mark Kostovos

An Interview with Young Entrepreneurs Morgan and Mike Kotsovos, owners of Cactus Rose based in Quinte West. cactusrose.ca Describe your business.  Cactus Rose is an online children’s boutique.  Inspired by the beauty, freedom and imagination that compliment a child’s spirit – all garments are proudly hand drawn and designed by Mark and I. Only environmentally friendly dyes that are harmless for your littles are used. Our hearts are put into each piece we craft, based off our own children, ...

Easter in the Bay of Quinte – Hop to it!

It’s almost time to Hop into Easter in the Bay of Quinte! The weekend of April 1st (and we’re not foolin’ ya 😉 ), the Easter Bunny will be hopping all over the region and we wanted to let you know about some of the events that are “hoppenning” – ok we’re punned out we promise. Here we go…. Kick off the weekend by loading up at The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Bake Sale, held at the Kanhiote Library, ...

Why Your Small Business Needs a Google Places Listing

1. IT’S FREE! 2. IT’S EASY! 3. IT PUTS YOU ON THE GOOGLE MAP! When is the last time you used the yellow pages to find a business? I mean the physical, paper monstrosity that our parents (maybe grandparents for some of you) used to have most often plunked on top of the refrigerator. I bet there are some entering the world of business right now who don’t even know what the Yellow Pages are! The digital world is ...

What Would Matt Make – Part 1

On November 15th, we were invited to join local chef Matt DeMille at Centennial Secondary School in Belleville, Ontario where he was teaching a class of super kids how to make Grill Cheese and Fruit Salad.  Perhaps, at a glance, not the most impressive menu but hold on a minute and read this ingredient list. Local MacIntosh Apples Ham Cheese Buckwheat Honey Wowbutter Bananas Rice Krispies Raisin Bread Butter Impressive right? Well, at the very least, innovative.  And it’s not ...

Meet Caitlin and Monika!!

Hello BoQ! My name is Caitlin McKillop and I couldn’t be happier to be working for the Bay of Quinte this summer! Now that I am home from my first year at Ryerson University for Professional Communication, I am so excited to get first hand experience on my future career field before going back to school. I will be working as the social media student this summer so be sure to keep an eye out on the Bay of Quinte’s ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.