Farmers’ Markets – One of Life’s Simple Pleasures
Nova Scotia has the highest number of farmers’ markets per capita in Canada. Although many markets in larger areas are open year-round, May and June will see many of the seasonal markets around the province open for business once more.
The Rising Tide of Nova Scotia Wine
We’re entering “the golden age of Nova Scotia wine.” Find out why there’s never been a better time to enjoy local wine.
Life’s Work Series from Craft Alliance, NSDCC
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about buying local? For many it’s local food. But let’s expand the conversation a bit...
Buy Local Licence Plate
Nova Scotia can now support local products, including Nova Scotia’s agriculture and seafood products by choosing the optional Buy Local licence plate.
How to get a Buy Local license plate
We are so lucky to live in a place where fresh, local and delicious food is available as near as our local grocery store. Celebrating our vibrant local agriculture and food scene is easy with Local Days at participating Sobeys and Foodland stores on July 3rd and 4th.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about buying local? For many it’s local food. But let’s expand the conversation a bit. Go anywhere in this province and you’ll find talented local craftspeople creating things of beauty out of wood, stone, metal, fabric and more.
Comfort food is defined as food that is satisfying because it is prepared in a simple or traditional way and reminds you of home, family, or friends. It makes you feel good. It takes you back, rekindles warm memories, and reminds you who you are and where you come from. It’s simple, honest and delicious. Local food shares many of the same connections, so it’s really no wonder that comfort food and local ingredients go hand in hand.