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Young Entrepreneur – Melanie Harrington

Melanie Harrington holding a bouquet of flowers in front of a barn door.

Meet Melanie Harrington, the farmer-owner behind Dahlia May Flower Farm.

An interview with Melanie Harrington of Dahlia May Flower Farm. Describe your business. Dahlia May Flower Farm is a community hub for locally-grown products. Our farm produces an acre of specialty cut flowers and hosts workshops and events, our farm stand serves as a flower shop offering 100% Ontario grown blooms and our design studio creates magic for events in our community. What brought you to the region? I was born and raised in the Bay of Quinte and ...

Meet the Artists: Ang Payne of Concrete & Vines

Ang Payne of Concrete Vines holding a plant pot that she made from concrete.

Ang Payne admittedly loves decor, and when she can’t find what she wants, she makes it herself with concrete.

Photos: Courtney Klumper

Ang Payne By appointment only: 33 Meagan Lane, Quinte West concretevines.ca How many of us creatives (and non-creatives for that matter) have said these words: “I could totally make that”? My hand is up. Waaaayyyy up. But how many of us actually make the things we love? Well, Ang Payne does. She admittedly loves concrete and decor, and when she can’t find the decor she wants, she makes it herself with concrete. Fist bumps all around. We’re talking about ...

Changing With The Seasons in Flower Farming

Dahlia May Flower Farm Quinte

Photos provided by Dahlia May Flower Farm. When we think of seasonality and agriculture, we tend to think of food: the fall harvest, abundant with root vegetables caked in soil. Flowers, however, also follow a seasonal timeline, with autumn producing blooms with deep red and tawny yellow hues that mimic the changing tree leaves. My newfound obsession with flowers (and my new-ish job) led to my discovery of Dahlia May Flower Farm, just north of Trenton on a gravel road ...

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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.