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Meet The Farmers: Palliser Downs

Audrey and James Potts, owners of Palliser Downs Farms in Quinte West, standing side by side on their front porch.

WE’RE ‘BERRY’ EXCITED Haskap berries will be the next big thing, if you ask James and Audrey Potts. The couple, whose farm sits at the intersection of Frankford Road and Highway 62 in Quinte West, started growing this lesser-known berry a few years back. Things at Palliser Downs began with strawberries in 2005, but it’s been these oblong blue gems that are taking over their hearts (and orchards, since 2011). NEW TO HASKAPS? To say that the haskap (photographed ...

Young Entrepreneur: Myles Ramsay

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An interview with Myles Ramsay of Buzz Box Fun Kits. Describe your business. Buzz Box Fun Kits is a fun, safe, home-delivery solution for bored kids and busy parents in the Bay of Quinte area. I create themed activity kits for kids aged 4-10 that are designed to spark creativity, fun and active play. Our current themes include Unicorn Wishes, Be Your Own Superhero, Campfire Kids, Mermaid Magic, Backyard Bug Safari and Top Secret Spy. I started the business ...

Young Entrepreneur – Carly Dudley

Carly Dudley, the young entrepreneur behind El Creamino.

This young entrepreneur moved from Alberta to the Quinte region, and she’s making your new go-to summer treat.

An interview with young entrepreneur Carly Dudley of El Creamino. Describe your business. El Creamino is a handcrafted, local ice pop company. All of our ice pops have fresh, organic ingredients in delicious and uncommon combinations, as well as boozy pops for private events and catering. Eventually we’re looking at purchasing a 59′ El Camino and serving ice pops out of the back. But for now, we’re just doing pop-ups at festivals and events throughout the region, getting our ...

How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Living Space

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Here are five ways to transform your outdoor living space (and make the most of the warmer months).

Here in the Bay of Quinte (and anywhere in Canada really), the backyard is a sacred space. We cherish it, particularly in the warm months that just never seem to last long enough. If you’re looking for ways to maximize your outdoor living space, without breaking the bank, look no further! Here are some simple, inexpensive ways to create a backyard that is livable, lovable and kid friendly. 1. Thrift It! If you know anything about me, this will ...

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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.