Tag: Nova Scotia

‘Twas Weeks Before Christmas- A Farmer’s Market Poem

‘Twas Weeks Before Christmas” -A Farmer’s Market Poem ‘Twas weeks before Christmas, when all through the town, Citizens were asking, where are the best gifts around?; The New Glasgow Farmers Market has gifts made with care, Items are one of kind, so unique and… Continue Reading “‘Twas Weeks Before Christmas- A Farmer’s Market Poem”

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… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Quilted Chaos, Charlotte MacCuish”

Vendor Spotlight- Le Soap & Pawsitively Yummy Dog Treats

Sarah LeBlanc started making and selling dog treats at the Farmer’s Market 3 years ago. “I sure do appreciate all the support from customers that keep coming back for homemade healthy dog treats from Pawsitively Yummy Dog Treats!!”            … Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Le Soap & Pawsitively Yummy Dog Treats”

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… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- MacD’s Bees”

Music at the Market- Al Gallagher

Al Writes mostly easy listening songs and ballads, is not caught up in any genre of musical styles, he loves to listen to and write original songs. In the fall of 2004, Al created a song cafe where songwriters were challenged to write a… Continue Reading “Music at the Market- Al Gallagher”

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… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Wonderland Photography”

The Market Chronicles- New Building

This photo may just seem like pavement with a cut in it and some cones to some, but  to many, it represents so much more! Everyone’s been talking about the new Market building for what seems like forever. A new, year round building has been… Continue Reading “The Market Chronicles- New Building”

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… Continue Reading “Market Made Meal- Steak, Potatoes and veggies”

Why shop at a Farmers Market?

An American Infographic, but not far off the mark.

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… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Snippets”