Tag: local artisan

Music at the Market- Pat Spaulding

Pat Spaulding is not your typical east coast acoustic musician, calling Pictou County his home, he writes most of his songs about life in the county. Over the last few years his passionate performances of his original material have been captivating many crowds at venues all across the province, 2015 has pat appearing for the […]

Christmas is Coming!

That time of year is coming up again…the Holidays (as if you hadn’t noticed)! It’s a very busy time of the year with lots of hustle and sometimes too much bustle!  We have lots of things happening at the Market to help make this…

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 3- For Kids

Part 3 in our series of gift buying! We have many great gifts for kids. From brightly coloured animals, to change purses and mittens. Lip balm and doll clothes, we have what you need, all made with love and care!  And as always, we…

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- Quilted Chaos, Charlotte MacCuish

Meet Charlotte MacCuish! Charlotte has been sewing and playing with fabric since childhood – watching her mother sew and making Barbie clothes from scraps got her started over 30 years ago! She has gone from making clothes to completing Dalhousie University’s Costume Studies programme to quilting and…

Vendor Spotlight- Wonderland Photography

Meet Heather MacDonald. Heather  has always had an interest in photography. She started Wonderland Photography when she graduated from the photography program at Holland College in PEI.  For the past 6 or 7 years she has been concentrating on photographing Pictou County, especially older buildings and…

Vendor Spotlight- Art by Dionne

Dionne Lynch is a First Nations artist living in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Highly influenced by her Mi’ Kmaw culture, Dionne is an unabashed tree hugger, and finds inspiration in nature. Much of her work is wildlife, organic, and woodland themed. Dionne works in…

Vendor Spotlight- Snippets

Fibre artist Ruth Mackay gathers snippets from Cobweb Woollies, Lismore Sheep Farm , Briggs & Little, and local thrift stores to pursue her art on the sixth generation Mackay family homestead in Lyon’s Brook, Pictou County. Snippets are textile whimsies created from local and…

Vendor Spotlight- Crabby Pants Cloth Diapers

Crabby Pants Cloth Diapers was born shortly after owner Lynnette MacKay’s second child. Her friends loved the diapers she made for her daughter and asked her to make some for them. Lynnette has been sewing most of her life and has a diploma in…