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.
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
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.
It’s March. Maple, meat and more local fun.
March. Maple, meat and March Break fun.
They don’t call Nova Scotia the lobster capital of Canada for no reason. We’re home to one of the largest fleets in the world, and lobster is the lifeblood of many Nova Scotian communities. When you make it part of your holiday eating, you support this important industry and the hard-working fishermen and processors who earn their living from the sea.