Enterprising Culture

Wesley Bates

Wesley Bates is an artist and wood engraver whose work is nationally renowned. He owns the Wesley Bates Gallery and West Meadow Press in Clifford. He also works closely with the Minto Arts Council and other community organizations.

West Meadow Press

Run by Wesley Bates, West Meadow Press is a small print shop featuring multiple letterpresses. Adjacent to the Wesley Bates Gallery, it provides a street-side view of an artist at work.

Karin's Pottery

Karin’s Pottery offers a wide variety of handmade ceramic gifts and decorations.

Wightman Telecom

A telecommunications company centered in Clifford, Wightman Telecom is a family business over 100 years old, providing internet, phone and television service to area residents.

Bevelled Edge - Blade and Blacksmith

Since 2003, blacksmith Mike Shannon has been making custom knives, swords, candelabras and other decorative metal work under the business moniker of Bevelled Edge. His forge is located in Drew.

Harriston Bakery

Located in downtown Harriston, Harriston Bakery offers a mix of breads, buns, bagels, pies, cakes, donuts and other desserts.

Rural Route Magazine

The Rural Route is a lifestyle magazine focused on telling community stories and promoting cultural events in Minto and the surrounding area.

Raynbow Signs

Raynbow Signs is a custom graphic and sign crafting company whose services include consultation, design and installation. Included in their clients are many local businesses and organizations.

Minto Dance Academy

The Minto Dance Academy is a dance studio located in the rear of the Town Hall Theatre. Jazz, tap, ballet, highland and hip hop classes are available.

Rural Spoon

Rural Spoon Café is a small café located in the rural community of Palmerston. This delightful little café offers a delicious all-day breakfast menu, along with a variety of great lunch options including wraps, sandwiches, soups, salads and much more; not to mention some of the best homemade butter tarts in the area!

Rooster's Perch Antiques

Rooster’s Perch Antiques is an antique and collectible shop in downtown Clifford. A wide variety of furnishings, glassware, china, clocks, toys, games and memorabilia can be found there.

Pike Lake Golf Centre Limited

Pike Lake Golf Centre Limited features a 27 hole golf course, restaurant, campground, motel and adult living community. They are located off of Highway 89 between Harriston and Mount Forest.

JAZ Image

JAZ Image is a professional photography company based out of Harriston.

Meiklejohn House Bed & Breakfast

A lavish Victorian bed & breakfast on the edge of Harriston, Meiklejohn House was built in the 1870’s by Harriston’s first mayor. Today it serves as a luxury retreat.

Harriston Photography

Harriston Photography offers professional photography services. It is located in Harriston.

OSIM Interactive

OSiM Interactive is a business focused on digital marketing, content management systems, and website design and hosting. They are based primarily in Caledonia and Minto.

Infusion Coffee Roasting Company

Infusion Coffee is a fair trade certified coffee roasting company who hand-roast and custom blend their products. Their beans come from all over the world, including Kenya, Nicaragua, Brazil, Columbia and Indonesia.

Wicked Sticks Family Golf Centre

Wicked Sticks is a driving range/mini golf emporium which also features burgers, fries and ice cream. Located on the north end of Clifford.

Launch It Minto

As part of the Town of Minto's economic development strategy, the Town, in partnership with the Minto Chamber of Commerce have developed a Creative Industry Business Incubator called LaunchIt Minto. LaunchIt Minto strives to assist new businesses to start, grow and succeed in a creative environment.

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