Many vendors at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market accept Peterborough's local currency, the Kawartha Loon, which encourages sustainable economic activity within the community.

Small group seeding a local economic shift draws new interest

Whether it’s introducing the concept of a public trust or co-ordinating research into the economic ramifications of boosting our local food production by 25 per cent, a small group in Peterborough has been working well below the mainstream radar to seed a local economic shift. Their years of hard work are now at the centre of new discussions on the new economy.

Al Etmanski

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Whenever my petty mind thinks about denouncing and denigrating someone or some initiative they’ve launched, I remember these lines (by Gerard Manley Hopkins). Which in turn reminds me of the number of times an opponent or adversary surprised me with actions that made the world more just.

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