Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 12:47 PM
By Meghan Sheffield
Want to know the season's best kept secret? Here in Northumberland, winter is the perfect time to visit a farm.
After the hustle and bustle of the busy summer and autumn seasons, calm descends with falling snowflakes, and mama animals rest, awaiting the promise of spring babies. The clean, bright snow and cooler temperatures even cover up some of the more “authentic” (read: smelly and unsightly) aspects of life with...
Posted on Monday, January 10, 2022 04:45 PM
By Tim Johnson
You won’t lack for places to wet your whistle this winter. With four breweries and two cideries in the County, you can easily pick up six packs and more, or order them online. Open them up at home and try them with some steaming, hearty fare – the ideal antidote to any dark and stormy blues you may be feeling.
Here we feature two new spots, and also take note of a few old favourites:
Set in the bustling...
Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 02:21 PM
By Heather Starke
NOTE: Spa services may be impacted by provincial COVID-19 restrictions. Please check with each business to confirm hours and services.
This winter, you can choose to try a day spa farm experience from the outdoors looking in, so to speak – inside one of Fieldstone Spa’s cozy snow globes, or heated igloos, situated on the farm’s rambling property.
Fieldstone Spa is known for its excellent,...
Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:19 AM
Bees are big right now. Honey is in high demand and, with the knowledge that these tiny, flying, pollinating wonders are now endangered, everyone is doing their part to keep them in the air. There’s no bigger place to see, learn about and experience bees than at Dancing Bee Equipment Inc. and The Bee Works Gift Shop off exit 464, just north of the 401. And there's no better...
Posted on Monday, August 30, 2021 05:30 PM
Her excitement is palpable, her energy, seemingly boundless. And when Montana DesJardins talks about groceries – you might just believe that she can save the world. With partner Lucas Cleveland, they own and operate The Market and Smør, a zero-waste supermarket in the heart of downtown Cobourg.
What started as an idea dreamed up on the couch when they were living in Alberta...