Radical Gardens bringing new approach to farmingSurveying her burgeoning acreage, where
newly planted bean shoots are poking their heads out of freshly
turned furrows, Brianna Humphrey chuckles about her luck.“I have the worst soil known to man,”
she laughs. “I should really be selling bricks of clay and not
food.”When she decided last year to cultivate
a 100-foot food plot on her parents’ property in the south part of
Timmins, the poor quality of soil became her first challenge. But she
planted crops anyway.Some failed, but some flou...
The clerk for the City
of Timmins has been named president of the provincial body governing municipal
managers, clerks and treasurers.Stephane Palmateer
was sworn in as president of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) during the closing ceremonies of t...
The Bucket Shop is all tapped out.Its 26,000-square-foot shop in the west
end of Timmins, where the company manufactures and refurbishes
equipment buckets for surface and underground mining, has no more
room for office space, phone or Internet lines, bay space, or
electrical capacity.“We've rea...
Great Lakes Graphite has appointed Ted Luczak as general manager for its micronization
facility in Matheson.A professional
licensed electrical technician, Luczak worked for several years in various
capacities at the Kidd Creek metallurgical facility in Timmins, for Xstrata
Copper, and for Falco...
In 2011, while travelling
in China, François Nadeau was dismayed to realize he couldn’t find cheese — an
uncommon delicacy in Asia — anywhere. It was then that he decided he would
learn how to make his own so he would never have to do without it.Five years later, Nadeau
is the proprietor and he...