"Poetry calls us to pause. There is so much we overlook, while the abundance around us continues to shimmer, on its own.” Naomi Shihab Nye
local food program
I had the pleasure, last September, to sit down with Leni Rautiainen and Grace Glass, two of the dedicated volunteers who have given birth to the garden. They talked about how the garden came to be and how the activities it has generated foreshadow the kind of cultural shift that is being promoted by the local food movement. Woven into the plan for the garden since its inception, was the idea that it had to become a strong connector between groups and individuals. "We wanted to make connections and keep these connections, not only within our own community but within the broader community,
On December 6th, 2012, the Kruger Brothers will be returning to Peterborough to give a concert. Many of you have become acquainted with their extraordinary music. Dan Tackett of the Bluegrass Journal says that: "They are nothing short of magnificent, the classiest of acts as can be found on today's bluegrass and acoustic scene. Their sound is both intense and tranquil. It's classic, classy and classical as well as being jazzy - all at the same time and packed into one mesmerizing concert."
Today marked the first organized delivery of 560 pounds of locally grown carrots from Kennedy Farms near Omemee to Food For Kids Peterborough and County school breakfast programs.
Tucked in a little corner of the library is the Peterborough Eats café. Have you already tried some of its offerings? Next time you go to the library, sample one of the scumptious soups served daily at the café. Not only will you be warmed by a delicious meal,
Looking for some outdoor activities on Sunday? Search no more! We have two exciting events for you: a garden party and a farmers' market!
The PCGN is hosting a
Community Garden Party
Sunday September 16th 1-4pm
Lift Lock Community Garden