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Cassidy, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Join us for fun, engaging, and educational virtual programs! We're taking the programs you love and moving them online. Access to these programs are... Read More»
The author wearing a yellow shirt with a large bee printed at the neckline.
Shawna, Old Post Office | December 23, 2020
Rachel Carson’s ground-breaking book Silent Spring, published in 1962, brought to our attention the catastrophic impact human chemical usage can have... Read More»
Jar of preserves labeled "handmade with love"
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | December 9, 2020
This holiday season my family is looking to support more local businesses with our gift giving purchases than ever before. As a maker myself, I... Read More»
Mother and Child baking cookies
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2020
When it comes to Christmas treats, everybody has a favourite. At my house, the favourite is the peanut butter ball. My mother-in-law gave me the... Read More»
Train at Westfield Heritage Village
Shawna, Old Post Office | November 25, 2020
In the years leading up to Canada’s Centennial in 1967 there was a push to preserve the early history of Canadian Settlement.  In 1960 D. Glenn... Read More»
Purple Wildflowers
Tina, Preston | November 19, 2020
In 2017, we spearheaded the launch of a free Seed Library at the Preston location of Idea Exchange in Cambridge. Since then, we have given out and... Read More»
Cleaners and Sanitzers
Shawna, Old Post Office | November 4, 2020
When talking with friends recently about the small things we do to help the environment, I came to realize how far we have actually come in the last... Read More»
Family walking in forest in fall with dog
Kathleen, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2020
Feeling grounded? Long distance travel might be a challenge at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and explore new territory – or in... Read More»
Lynn from Grand River Tea
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | October 28, 2020
Tea has been a part of Lynn Maidment’s life for as long as she can remember. Born in England, she can recall having tea even as a toddler. It wasn’t... Read More»
Dinosaur Eye
Veronica, Queen's Sqaure | October 7, 2020
I can still remember sitting in the theater as a kid watching the Jurassic Park movie. When the Brachiosaurus first appeared on screen, I was filled... Read More»