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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Raul DeBorja

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An interview with Raul DeBorja of The Riverbrake Cafe. Personal pronouns – He/Him Briefly describe your business. The Riverbrake Café is a family restaurant and serves breakfast, lunch, desserts and appetizers. Known for our homemade soups along with different varieties of daily specials and a great selection of salads, sandwiches, wraps and desserts. What brought you to the region? My wife and I lived in Toronto for most of our life. When our family members got posted to CFB ...

Meet The Farmers: Willow Creek Farms

SUE & TIME VANDEN BOSCH – WILLOW CREEK FARMS 1442 Frankford Road, Quinte West Note: photos taken in 2019, pre-COVID-19. You can’t help but turn your head at the abundant farm stand on Frankford Road, colourful vegetables like a seasonal billboard inviting you to dig in. What started as a few baskets of tomatoes at the side of the road has evolved over 25 years into Sue and Tim Vanden Bosch’s farm in Quinte West, plus two satellite locations ...

6 Spring Date Ideas

A green rectangle with a beige border. White text: 6 SPRING DATE SPOTS. love (and pollen are in the air). Illustrated images through the centre: wine, fruit baskets, cyclist, camera, flower.

It’s that time of year again…the birds are chirping, it’s light past 8 pm, and the temperatures are getting warmer! Grab your significant other (or even just yourself) and check out these six spring date ideas in BoQ! Take a trip (sorry, taste buds only for now)!  Even though you won’t be able to pack up and visit someplace warm(er) this spring, that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your taste buds with a trip. Travel to the Caribbean with ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Taylor Russett

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An interview with Taylor Russett of The Grind & Vine, Russett Photography + Let’s Get Married Wedding Show. Personal pronouns. He/Him Briefly describe your businesses. The Grind and Vine servers premium coffee and we dabble in wine. Our coffee house and wine bar is the perfect spot to meet up with old friends or to meet new ones. We offer a curated social environment that prides itself on inclusion and accessibility. From a corporate meeting spot to a quiet ...

Building Businesses Step By Step in Downtown Belleville

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ALNOOR LADHANI MEANS BUSINESS How does a Toronto-based chiropodist come to operate a five-business multi-plex in downtown Belleville? According to Alnoor (Al) Ladhani, the answer is simple: it’s in his blood. “My parents were always in business,” chuckles Ladhani, whose family originally hails from Uganda. “They did some factory work when they first came here, but after a while they went back into business because they like to be independent.” At first, Ladhani’s plans in the Bay of Quinte ...

Makin’ It Work: Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe

A person wearing a white shirt and brown jacket standing next to a wood beam. Melissa Strecker, owner of Farmer's Daughter Sub Shoppe in Quinte West, shares how the business has been Makin' It Work through COVID-19.

Melissa Strecker, the farmer’s daughter herself, has continued providing her signature subs with locally-sourced products thanks to the support of her team and loyal customers.

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. Melissa Strecker – Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe Describe your business. Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe is an artisanal sub shoppe which specializes in well-crafted sandwiches using locally-sourced ingredients. What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? We as a team have adapted very well during this trying time. It’s about ...

Young Entrepreneur – Ralph Saint-Dic

A chef standing with arms crossed. Ralph-Saint Dic of Creative Culinary Delights in Belleville.

Meet Ralph Saint-Dic, the foodie mastermind and chef behind Creative Culinary Delights. Let’s dig in.

An interview with Ralph Saint-Dic of Creative Culinary Delights. Describe your business. Creative Culinary Delights takes pride in delivering freshly prepared meals with the highest quality ingredients available, mostly locally sourced. We offer catering and full dinner service with a variety of private chef packages and specialty menus to fit our clients’ needs for any and all occasions. What brought you to the region? I arrived in Canada about eight years ago and went for Culinary Management at Loyalist ...

Young Entrepreneurs – Alex Bruce + Celine Lepage

Alex Bruce and Celine Lepage enjoying a drink at their restaurant and winebar, The Lark, in downtown Belleville.

Grab a drink and get to know the award-winning cocktail team and co-owners of The Lark, Alex Bruce and Celine Lepage.

Photo: Natasha MacDonald

An interview with Alex Bruce + Celine Lepage of The Lark. Describe your business. The Lark is a restaurant, wine bar, and neighbourhood haunt. We are a stopping place in the downtown core. The space is airy, warm, and inviting and we have endeavoured to go well beyond status quo. The food is made by our rising star chef Emily Prinzen. The menu is fresh (nothing we serve is pre-made or shipped in frozen and no deep fryers!) and ...

Young Entrepreneurs – Brent + Jen Parsons

Brent and Jen Parsons of Parsons Cafe and Catering in Quinte West.

Meet Brent and Jen Parsons, the culinary masterminds behind Parsons Cafe & Catering in Quinte West.

An interview with Brent + Jen Parsons of Parsons Cafe + Catering. Describe your business. Parsons Cafe & Catering is a family-owned restaurant serving comfort food made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. Breakfast and lunch served daily! We not only take pride in our food, but we take great pride in our service to you, our customers. Expect to be promptly seated, drinks never empty, and always waited on with a smile. What brought you to the region? We wanted ...

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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.