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Tag: Trenton

Makin’ It Work: Simple Desk

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When faced with the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, Jenny Chandler encourages local business owners to not let fear of the unknown hold them back.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Jenny Chandler – Simple Desk Describe your business. Simple Desk is a small business support company working to eliminate entrepreneurial overwhelm by providing cost-effective outsourcing solutions. Our services range from bookkeeping and administration to customer support and marketing plans that can be performed both on and off site. What does working from home/your ...

Makin’ It Work: Fleet Street Barber Co

A dog in front of a sign that says, Fleet Street Barber Co. Peter Fletcher, owner of Fleet Street Barber Co in downtown Trenton, shares what it's been like adapting to the challenges of the pandemic.

After opening in January of this year, Peter Fletcher shares his experience of finding his way through the pandemic with his new downtown barbershop.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Peter Fletcher – Fleet Street Barber Co Describe your business. Fleet Street Barber Company is a full-service barbershop. We provide services including all styles of men’s cuts, beard trimming and shaping, hot towel shaves, as well as informal education around product use, style, and hair and skin care. I am licensed to sell ...

Makin’ It Work: Afiya Beauty

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Shamsa and Kaltum Hassan, co-owners of Afiya Beauty, share the changes they’ve made while running their skincare business during the pandemic.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Kaltum and Shamsa Hassan – Afiya Beauty Describe your business. At Afiya, we create handcrafted, nutrient-dense skincare for individuals interested in natural and organic beauty products. The concept of our brand is about providing access to non-toxic skincare by empowering our customers to make informed decisions about the products they choose to put ...

Makin’ It Work: Vivacious Clothing and Day Spa

A woman standing in front of a purple sign with the word 'Vivacious' on it.

Angela Wildish has taken the past few months to expand her business skills and continue engaging with her community, despite the store being closed to the public.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Angela Wildish – Vivacious Clothing and Day Spa Describe your business. Vivacious: lively, spirited, lighthearted, happy, full of fun, cheerful, perky, enthusiastic, vibrant, vital, energetic, dynamic and upbeat. You’ll find a relaxing environment filled with all your apparel and accessory needs. We carry sizes S – 3X with the largest selection of plus ...

Makin’ It Work: Tomasso’s + Jim’s Pizzeria

The Kotsovos family is returning to its business roots, delivering top-notch pizzas and delicious Mediterranean food in Quinte West.

Pictured: Michael (L) and Andrew (R) Kotsovos.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Andrew Kotsovos – Tomasso’s Italian Grille + Jim’s Pizzeria Describe your business. Tomasso’s Italian Grille is an upscale-casual restaurant located on the banks of the famous Trent River in the heart of downtown Trenton. Built across three properties for multi level seating with soaring ceilings, touches of wood and steel and a waterfront patio ...

Makin’ It Work: Trenton Delicatessen

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Erin and Adam Keats are working on new ways to bring you your favourite imported treats and delicious selection of deli meats and cheeses.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Erin + Adam Keats – Trenton Delicatessen Describe your business. We are a European deli, specializing in imports from Holland, Germany and the UK. We also have a top-of-the-line deli selection, with imported cheese and specialty meats.  What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? Right now we have ...

Makin’ It Work: Dough Mama

Corrie Wessels stands in her Dough Mama kitchen.

Corrie Wessels’ handmade pizza doughs are bringing families together in the kitchen during isolation.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Corrie Wessels – Dough Mama Describe your business. Dough Mama pizza dough dry mixes are the perfect solution for delicious and easy pizza you can enjoy at home. With three different kinds to choose from, you can create anything from a classic cheese and pepperoni or a gluten-friendly veggie lovers pizza to deliciously ...

Makin’ It Work: Dahlia May Flower Farm

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

Despite the difficult circumstances, Melanie is encouraging other business owners to look for opportunities and not be afraid of change.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Melanie Harrington – Dahlia May Flower Farm Describe your business. Nestled in the beautiful rolling Murray Hills of southeastern Ontario, Dahlia May supplies fresh seasonal cut flowers and distinctive bouquets to farmers’ markets and specialty shops the greater Quinte area.  What does working from home look like? There have been a few changes ...

Things to Do This March in Bay of Quinte

Ahhh, March: the days are slowly getting longer and hopefully the coldest days are behind us (*knock on wood*). A snow squall or two won’t stop us from getting out to enjoy the sunny weather! Scroll down for a list of things to do this March in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for more of what’s happening in our community. 🎲 Head to Glanmore National Historic Site to discover Canada at Play, an exhibit visiting ...

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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.