Tag: Town of New Glasgow

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… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Art by Dionne”

Why shop at a Farmers Market?

An American Infographic, but not far off the mark.

Vendor Spotlight- Cupcakes and Other Sweet Treats

Janice Chisholm is our resident cupcake artist!  When she is at the Market ,her cupcakes always disappear quickly! Married with three grown children, Janice missed having people to bake for when the nest became empty. She became fascinated with these cute little cakes and… Continue Reading “Vendor Spotlight- Cupcakes and Other Sweet Treats”

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”

Music at the Market- Ferrona

Ferrona is a musical duo comprised of sisters Lynn and Sandra DeCoste. They are accomplished singers/songwriters who keep their audiences captivated and entertained throughout their performances. Lynn is the younger of the sisters, who sings the lead vocals and plays piano/keyboards. Studying music at… Continue Reading “Music at the Market- Ferrona”

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… Continue Reading “It Takes a Community to Make a Market”