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Dear Rowena – Farmers’ Market in a Box
Our RDA in Prettysville have decided that the best thing to revitalize our downtown area would be to start a farmers’ market. We feel that our community would be really supportive, particularly given that there are several really successful farmers’ markets in neighboring towns that members of our [...]
Fall meeting of Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia – We are Stronger Together
All (members and non-members) are welcome to attend!
When? November 1st, 9:30am to 4:30pm
Where? at the NEW Wolfville Farmers’ Market Location!
(In the interest of fairness, the spring 2012 AGM will be held in the NE of the province)
(9:30 to 11:45 Member meeting (FMNS program and financial updates etc) – For members only)
11:45 to [...]
Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia needs an Interim Coordinator
Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia is a cooperative of 22 farmers’ markets from Cape North to Yarmouth. We provide marketing, training and technical support to our members as well as managing projects.
The Executive Director of Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia will be taking approximately 6 months of maternity leave from early November 2011 and needs [...]
Farmers’ Markets of NS is a proud member of Balle NS
Why Join BALLE?
Our members care about the multiple bottom lines:
People, planet and profits, BALLE Nova Scotia is about life-enhancing commerce that supports our communities and allows them to flourish.
BALLE Nova Scotia is committed to creating thriving local economies in our Province.
Here are just a few of the things you get when you join BALLE:
Farmers’ Market Songs from the Wolfville Farmers’ Market
Last August, The Wolfville Farmers’ Market held a ‘Farmers’ Market Songs’ event, and 11 local artists/groups each wrote a song in honour of their beloved Wolfville Farmers’ Market. The performances that night were recorded, and after a long process (Thanks to Andy and Ariana for putting it together), the recordings are now available for purchase! [...]
Building Community Around Farmers’ Markets
we have a fabulous, thriving weekend farmers’ market and want to take the opportunity to build even more community around our market. We have asked a number of community groups if they want to make use of our space at a reduced cost. This both fits our mandate and would [...]
Localvore Student Blogs out of Halifax
What’s better than delicious food? How do you get the best tasting food? Easy. You get the ingredients fresh and local, and let a region’s flavours speak for themselves. I’m going local, in an attempt to discover the potential of Halifax, Nova Scotia’s true flavours, while feeling good about increasing local [...]
Keep Canada connected by promoting and selling YOUR Canadian products on Canada Day.
This July 1st long weekend, Canadians all around Nova Scotia will be enjoying their well deserved time off. Let’s encourage them to visit their local farmers’ market! Celebrate this holiday with your local community and attract their attention to your market. This [...]
Hug Your Farmer
You Are What You Eat, Did You Eat Today? Hug Your Farmer!
Who doesn’t love biting into a fresh, crisp apple? How about cracking open some fresh, free range eggs for your family’s breakfast? Farmers Markets not only provide you with fresh and delicious variety, they provide you with the peace of mind that what [...]
WANTED! Two Fabulous Summer Students! – Positions closed
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THESE POSITIONS. Thank you for your interest in FMNS and we wish you all a wonderful summer!
The Food Alliance/ Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia have received approval for two summer student positions:-
starting June 13th or 20th,
for 30hrs a week @ $12/hr
for 10 weeks
in Halifax (Quinpool Road).
As per the [...]