Turning Pain Into Something Beautiful

Glass on a Wire Owner Susan Cowtan Turned Her Pain Into Something Beautiful
Rural Buzz is always excited to alert you to up-and-coming events, and small business owners who might not yet be on your radar. While we enjoy seeing the innovation of Ontario’s finest, we also enjoy hearing their stories of how it all began. For Glass on a Wire jewelry designer Susan Cowtan, it all began with career-ending pain. (more…)

Upscale living …. for birds

John Looser from Belgrave, Ontario, known by locals as the “ Birdman of Belgrave “ doesn’t just build birdhouses – he builds Extreme Birdhouses with balconies, gables, wraparound porches, even built-in rooftop swimming pools…”Upscale living ” for birds. Before John changed the face of birdhouse building, he spent 20 years of building houses for humans.  That came to an end when he sustained an injury and was told he would never work again. (more…)

Talented people wanted in downtown storefronts

Renew Northern Wellington Arts & Business Association Thanks New Participating Property and Announces First Business Startup

Kenilworth, ON: Renew Northern Wellington is a collaborative initiative of the Town of Minto, Mapleton Township and the Township of Wellington North. It helps to put talented people into downtown storefronts to gain exposure, build their business, and become a sustainable enterprise. It offers empty downtown stores for a very small Participation Fee to assist those involved in getting their business built and becoming successful. The program offers minimal risk and investment but is unlimited in its opportunities for success! (more…)