Tag: Northumberland Shore

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…

Music at the Market- Alex Lank

Alex Lank is a Canadian drummer and recent graduate of the St. Francis Xavier University music program. Raised in Nova Scotia, Alex started music early on when he was convinced by his mother to start taking piano lessons at the age of 7. As…

Why shop at a Farmers Market?

An American Infographic, but not far off the mark.

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…

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…

Vendor Spotlight- Gem Creations

Ginny ArnoldĀ started making jewellery soon after she moved to Nova Scotia about 10 years ago. It all started when she lost an earring and decided to try to buy some beads to replace it. She was mesmerized by the beautiful selection; thus as she…

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…

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…

Vendor Spotlight- Big Cove Foods

Big Cove Foods is a small batch food company located just outside New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. “Living in the country has inspired us to learn about growing organic vegetables, tapping maple trees and to learn the art of preservation. We continue to be inspired…