The Business Beat With Stu Harrison



The Epicentre is a Bridgenorth based spice company owned by Barry Mortin and Barbara McGee. They recently introduced 6 new spice blends, and have enlisted local coffee roasters Dreams of Beans to provide the product for their new Coffee/Chile Steak Rub. You can find Epicentre products at a number of local retailers including Firehouse Gourmet in Peterborough, Herma’s in Port Hope and The Market in Lakefield. Click here for more info.


SugarCaine Catering is the clever name of Stacey Caine’s new company. Stacey is focused on providing meal plans for seniors based on their choices. A red seal chef with years of experience in health care, hospitality, and a love of seniors, Stacey will help you develop a menu, prepare it in your home, with your help if you like. Calling it “companion cooking”, your consultation is free and fees are based on a weekly fee plus cost of groceries. Contact SugarCaine Catering at 343-263-4374.


RuralLynx Network Cabling and Wireless Internet Services is Ray Abrams new business. With over 30 years of telecomm experience, Ray is offering structured cabling for large or small projects, fibre optic connectivity, telephone installation, and wireless tower technologies. Plus Ray is developing a rural high-speed network East of Peterborough and Hastings County. Details at



Lockside Trading Company is introducing a new event called Art @ The Lock August 24th and 25th, featuring works by the Group of Seven and others. If you are a local artist interested in showing your work, contact Mike or Sue at


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