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The Grind and Vine: Coffee and Wine in Quinte West

The Grind and Vine Interior

Don’t forget to keep washing those hands, maintain physical distance from others outside your household and mask up while you support local businesses within the region. For the latest COVID updates in the region, please visit the Hastings-Prince Edward Public Health website. Thanks for keeping our community as safe as possible. The Grind was a decade-old coffee shop that many Quinte West locals had grown to love. Taylor Russett, a local wedding photographer and passionate entrepreneur, was one of ...

Shop Local: Bay of Quinte Holiday Gift Guide

A blue background with illustrated images of chocolate, a snowman, candy cane and shopping bags, with text in the middle: Bay of Quinte Holiday Gift Guide

We asked three locals to share their picks for gifts from local businesses! Scroll down for some inspiration from our Bay of Quinte Holiday Gift Guide. Besides shopping, you can support local businesses by following them on their socials, signing up for their newsletter and leaving positive reviews! Many businesses are offering online options or contactless curbside pick-up; please contact businesses directly with any questions! Don’t forget to keep washing those hands, maintain physical distance from others outside your ...

Rural Entrepreneur – Dahlia May Flower Farm

Meet the Growers: Melanie of Dahlia May Flower Farm in the Bay of Quinte

“You must do something to make the world more beautiful,” and so begins a grandfather’s request to his granddaughter in the award-winning children’s story The Lupine Lady. Melanie Harrington of Dahlia May Flower Farm sat on her father’s knee as he told her this true story of a young girl setting out into the world, scattering flower seeds and sharing beauty everywhere she went. It was a lesson deeply etched, and for that we are thankful. With this fuel ...

Ash Murrell – Ash Murrell Photography

Ash Murrell Photography Belleville

An Interview with Young Entrepreneur Ash Murrell, owner of Ash Murrell Photography based in Belleville. ashmurrell.com Describe your business. Ash Murrell Photography is a commercial photography company specializing in Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Public (B2P) imagery. Helping clients reach new clients using cinematic story telling, we can get businesses to the market they desire. How long have you been here? I moved here with my immediate family, from France, over 16 years ago. What brought you to ...

Meet the Growers: Kenh:teke Seed Sanctuary and Learning Centre

Seed Sanctuary operated by Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

Mason jars of seeds covered gently with blankets, squash, and pumpkins filling baskets and braided corn stalks hanging from the ceiling—these are the welcoming sights upon entering Kahéhtoktha’s home. Kahéhtoktha, which is Mohawk for “she goes the length of the garden” grew up on a farm in Tyendinaga and has kept her own garden since the age of five. As a child, she grew simple vegetables and would pedal her bike down the street to bring offerings to her ...

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. ...

Start a Business in the Bay of Quinte

You would be hard pressed to find such a ready atmosphere for business startup than here in the BoQ. We are thriving in so many ways for so many reasons. The municipalities and business leaders here work tirelessly to build “live, work and play” communities that enrich the experience of residing alongside the spectacular Bay of Quinte. Our revitalized downtown cores scream “park the car and walk” so the intriguing shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues can be fully explored. ...

Moon Sugar for Rockfest 2017

Quinte West locals Moon Sugar describe themselves as a Party/Dance band. I sat down with the group in their practice studio, a quaint house located in Carrying Place to talk about their experiences with genres, Rockfest, and the region they call home. M: Tell me a little bit about how you guys ended up in this current group/genre? MS: A few of us went to high school together. Sean has a recording studio here, so when the other fellas came to record ...

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.

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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.