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What’s in Season During the Fall in Nova Scotia?

What’s in Season During the Fall in Nova Scotia?

Fall might just be our favourite time of year for farmers' market shopping. There's nothing cozier than throwing on a sweater, and heading to the market to gather and pick up your groceries to nourish you and your family. The cooler weather makes it easy to stay home...

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9 Reasons to Visit a Farmers’ Market

9 Reasons to Visit a Farmers’ Market

1. Support your neighbours When you buy local, you money stays in your community! Shopping at a farmers’ market allows you to have a say in where you want to put your money. By making the choice to keep it  it in the hands of your neighbours, you support your local...

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Farmers’ Markets in the News

Farmers’ Markets in the News

It's high season for Nova Scotia's farmers' markets, and many of our members have been getting some much-deserved media attention as of late. Here is a round-up of some of the exciting stories emerging this month!   Farmers’ markets playing important role for...

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10 Summer Cocktails with Fresh Fruit

10 Summer Cocktails with Fresh Fruit

Farmers' market produce isn't just for eating, it's for drinking too! The ripest and freshest fruit from the market is begging to be added to delicious cocktails to help you cool off all summer long. Here are our favourite summer cocktails to help you fully enjoy the...

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10 Unique Ways To Use Garlic Scapes

10 Unique Ways To Use Garlic Scapes

This long curly vegetable is sure to grab anyone's attention at the farmers' market! Garlic scapes will add some vibrancy to your summer dishes with their beautiful gradient from chartreuse to forrest green. The flower bud of the garlic plant grows straight and then...

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