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The Aug 6th Concert at Lyric Pond is hosted by Melody and Bill Duron and will feature The Jim Cuddy Band, featured guest Andy Maize from the Skydiggers and Jesse Roper. In support of CORE - Conserve Our Rural Environment Challenging inappropriate land use in Mulmur and Melancthon. To order tickets Please download and complete the ticket order form. If you have questions please contact Norm MacEachern by email.
The citizens’ groups that led the movement to protect thousands of acres of Class 1 farmland in Melancthon, Ontario welcome Bonnefield Financial to the community. Bonnefield has purchased the 6,500-acres of potato fields owned by the Highland Companies, including the land once proposed to become a 2300-acre mega quarry. After several years of uncertainty about the fate of the farmland, this is a new beginning.
BACKGROUND ON THE HIGHLAND COMPANIES QUARRY The Highland Companies, represented by John Lowndes, is owned by a holding company called Baupost out of Boston. It has recently undertaken a land assembly of well over 8,000 acres of prime agricultural land in and around Horning Mills, Honeywood, Redickville and other parts of Melancthon and Mulmur Townships.