Timmins Feature

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...


Timmins News

Matheson graphite processor makes first deliveries
Great Lakes Graphite announced May 25 that it has crossed a key threshold toward becoming a commercial player by recently completing two transactions with two customers.The Toronto-based industrial minerals producer, which is refurbishing a mill for grinding graphite flake near Timmins, said eac...
Goldcorp gets nod for sustainable mining practices
Goldcorp-Porcupine Gold Mines has earned national recognition for its efforts to mine in a sustainable, transparent and accountable way.The company, which operates in the Timmins-Porcupine gold camp, was acknowledged by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with a Resource Champion certificate on May...
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...


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