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Seed of an idea sprouted to produce local food box delivery service

Seed of an idea sprouted to produce local food box delivery service

'When the first lockdown happened we were stocking up on canned foods and other unhealthy things, We knew we couldn't be the only ones feeling the effects on our diet, so we started this to add some healthy variety that can be delivered,' say the founders of the locally-based Sprout and Bean Market Box
Good food for the Greater Good inspires Collingwood entrepreneur's consulting business

Good food for the Greater Good inspires Collingwood entrepreneur's consulting business

Bernard Verkaaik is hoping to inject some variety onto grocery store shelves while also helping small-batch food producers make it big
Town of Collingwood's new marketing campaign urges you to 'Get Out'

Town of Collingwood's new marketing campaign urges you to 'Get Out'

The bold project is a way of helping local tourism, hospitality, food and beverage sectors stay strong, says Martin Rydlo
Entrepreneur says Hello to Collingwood with new pottery shop

Entrepreneur says Hello to Collingwood with new pottery shop

The multi-purpose shop offers coffee and goods, works as office space, and also provides space for pottery classes
Newest downtown retailer asks customers to embrace cozy luxury

Newest downtown retailer asks customers to embrace cozy luxury

Lemonwood founder Christine Peters got hooked on cashmere after purchasing wraps during a trip to Italy
Outpost fosters a community for Canadian makers in Collingwood

Outpost fosters a community for Canadian makers in Collingwood

Susan Parker and Bayley Fryer settled into their new location for The Maker's Outpost on Hurontario Street
Collingwood entrepreneur creates pitch competition for 'mompreneurs'

Collingwood entrepreneur creates pitch competition for 'mompreneurs'

'I believe when mom is supported, the rest of the family unit is supported too,' said Anna Sinclair, founder of Total Mom Inc. and Total Mom Pitch
Artist/entrepreneur embraces ancient tradition of ink and paper

Artist/entrepreneur embraces ancient tradition of ink and paper

One of the newest retail offerings on creative Simcoe Street is also a studio space for a calligrapher
Collingwood entrepreneur creates hub to harness the power of Girl Time

Collingwood entrepreneur creates hub to harness the power of Girl Time

'I know exactly what this group needs because it’s what I needed in all those cities before. And what I need now,' said Ashley Lougheed, founder of Girl Time Inc.
Teacher builds after-school program to help kids keep an open mind

Teacher builds after-school program to help kids keep an open mind

A youth educator is using her own school struggles to teach kids how to see their own potential