The Free Market

“We had one teenage girl find a “Hollister” sweater at The Free Market and she took it home. One week later, she came back and thanked us because the kids at school stopped teasing her. It was quite touching actually … not only did we keep that sweater out of the...
Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

This group sure knows how to spend a Saturday morning. Buying locally, supporting the local economy, eating fresh foods and veggies… and having fun! The Peterborough Farmers’ Market, open 7am-1:00pm every Saturday, has a wide variety of vegetables, fruits,...

The Main Ingredient

What is the secret recipe for a sustainable future? What is the Main Ingredient? Why, The Main Ingredient itself, is located right here…in Peterborough! The owner, Ken, spills his secret recipe: “The very nature of our business is green focused. There have been many...

Green Eyewear

Eye spy with my little green eye… The first eco-optical in Canada…located right here in Peterborough, Ontario. For four years, Shane Palmer and Amanda Palmer have owned Green Eyewear Optical. They sell some frames that are made from old records and film strips;...

Lean, green, fighting machine.

A lean, green, fighting machine, Bill Kelcey is the owner and manager ofKelcey’s Nutrition Centre Inc located in East City. He has been in business for over 35 years and knows a thing or two about vitamins! He is knowledgeable in all aspects of natural health....