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A "Lab-our" of Love

Johana Lintaman and Katie the black lab visit our store regularly! Katie is a CNIB ambassador dog. She has the important job of going out in the community and teaching people how CNIB Guide Dogs transform the lives of Canadians with sight loss. Guide dogs require intensive training! Our October BYOB is helping to raise funds for CNIB Guide Dogs - Canine Campus in Carleton Place. The Canine Campus – a 158-acre rural property in Carleton Place – is the national training facility for CNIB Guide Dogs and home to future guide dogs during their advanced training! Since launching in 2017, CNIB Guide Dogs has matched 20 guide dog partnerships, nine buddy dog partnerships and six ambassador dog partnerships in...

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Fall Fun at Scotch Line Farm

Scotch Line Farm is a local farm that Jim and Brenda Ferrier farm. Jim is a 7th generation farmer of his family. They've raised purebred Red Angus Cattle since 1979. Jim is also a veterinarian who had a practice in Perth back in the day and has recently retired after 14 years working for the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency). He definitely knows what it takes to produce quality food. You can find their farm on Scotch Line Road just outside of Perth, Ontario. With over 100 acres of farm land Jim and Brenda grow and harvest in season red potatoes, field tomatoes, all different kinds of squash, gourds, and pumpkins. Just across the street on a 200 acre farm,...

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