Tag: Fresh Food

Market Events 2016

We’re putting the FUN in Fundraising! As a non-profit organization, the New Glasgow Farmers Market relies solely on table fees, membership fees, grants and funds raised to operate. Operating year round also means expenses now carry on accordingly. We also have some set up fees…

Warm Welcome to the Winter Market

  This past Saturday, January 9th, marked the Grand Opening of our new building! This facility is the culmination of the dreams and hard work of so many who started the market years ago. Our Farmers Market is beginning its 8th year and it has…

Calling All Producers

As you may know by now, the New Glasgow Farmers Market will become a year round venue beginning January 9th, 2016. This date marks the grand opening of our Winter Market and we will expand into a summer market beginning in late May 2016. Up…

Holiday Gift Guide Part 5- Home & Entertaining

This is the final installment of our first ever Holiday Gift Guide. This segment is dedicated to all the wonderful things that will go great in your home and will take your holiday entertaining to the next level. Imagine beautiful pieces of art and…

Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 – For Her

This is a first in a series of posts that is aimed at guiding you to find just the right gift for everyone on your list.  The New Glasgow Farmers Market has something for everyone and in every budget! Why is buying local so important?…

Vendor Spotlight- MacD’s Bees

MacD’s Bees is a small business owned by Nelson MacDonald of Loch Broom. He has been raising bees since he took over from his father almost 20 years ago. Fifteen years ago Nelson started out as “Country Blossom Apiary” attending the occasional craft show and…

Market Made Meal- Steak, Potatoes and veggies

Another great Meal from items you can find at the Market! No real recipes on this one, just ideas…. First the finds: The potatoes came from our garden, but Lakenman’s Farm, Firefly Farm and Friesens’s Farm and more all have beautiful potatoes to choose…

Vendor Spotlight- Country Bakers

Meet Rilda….though I highly doubt she needs much of an introduction! Those who have frequented the Market over the past years will be familiar with her amazing baked goods. And for those of you who haven’t tried her goodies yet, it’s time to treat…

It Takes a Community to Make a Market

What is the Farmers Market to you? What does it mean to you and the community around you? What is your favourite thing about the Market? The truth is the Market is everything and everyone. It is the vendors, it is the customers, it…

Market Made Meal- The Burger Challenge

July is is almost upon us (hard to believe, I know) and we’ll be heading straight into BBQ season! To celebrate, we’re dedicating this Market Made Meal to the local burger. We will be joining the Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia on June 28th…