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Brianna Humphrey (centre) operates her vegetable farm, Radical Gardens, over one acre in Timmins. Employees like Erin Brûlé (left) and Kevin Emery (right) have helped her grow the all-natural, organic operation in its second year of operation.
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...


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Timmins chamber celebrates best in business
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce celebrated its finest in business on May 19 during the 2016 annual Nova Business Excellence Awards.A list of the winners follows:Northern College Service Excellence Award: Coffee WarehouseRBC Marketing Award: Timmins Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai AcademyNorthern...
Timmins ventures receive funding
Timmins-area enterprises are the recipient of close to $1.8 million in funding from the federal government.The Venture Centre will receive the largest amount, $1.6 million, for the Community Futures Program, which will provide business counselling and access to capital services, as well as suppo...
Founder of Timmins magnesium mine dead at 61
The founder of an emerging magnesium-talc mine in Timmins has died, following complications from a stroke.William Quesnel, who grew up in Timmins, suffered a massive stroke in February and never recovered. He died on May 8 at the Kingston General Hospital at the age of 61.Quesnel is the founde...
Timmins to host land reclamation conference in June
Timmins will host the 41st annual Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) conference on June 26-29 at the McIntyre Coffee Shop and Arena.The conference will showcase two days of technical presentations and posters, short courses, a tradeshow, reclamation and student award presentations, an...


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