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Meet The Farmers: Denmar Farms

Janet and Paul Martin, owners of Denmar Farms, standing in front of a row of Christmas trees.

PAUL AND JANET MARTIN – DENMAR FARMS 217 Clearview Road, Belleville Would it be terribly cliched to say that the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year at Denmar Farms? Possibly, but it is the reason Janet and Paul Martin started the Christmas tree farm in the first place. The holiday season is abundant with traditions, and the Martin family has made cutting your own Christmas tree a treasured one in the Quinte area since they opened ...

Things to Do This December in Bay of Quinte

Photo: Marilyn Warren / City of Belleville

We’re less than a month away from the roaring twenties of the 21st century, but the year isn’t over yet! There’s plenty going on in Belleville, Quinte West and Brighton for music lovers, holiday enthusiasts and hockey fans alike. Check out our list below of things to do this December in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for even more fun goings-on. 🎄 Put Martha Stewart to shame when you take home a beautiful wreath from ...

Fir Trees For Christmas

I have a guilty pleasure. I like a real tree for the holidays—specifically, a fir tree. For me, there is nothing quite like the smell, the look or the reduced cleanup associated with a fir, but did you know that not all firs are the same? Here are my pro tips when choosing a fir tree for your home this holiday! BALSAM FIR First up is clearly the Balsam (won’t make that mistake again). Balsam Firs are known for ...

Young Entrepreneur – Anna Fraiberg

anna fraiberg hand lettering

You can find Anna’s work on Instagram at @letteringbyrose. Describe your hobby/creative project. The all-encompassing term I use to describe what I do is hand lettering. To me it’s all about making art out of words using various effects and designs. I started out with brush pens then made my way to embossing, watercolour, and eventually digital hand lettering. I love how versatile it can be and I am constantly learning new things. Items I have done for custom projects ...

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.