Cream of the crop

SCOTSBURN — Those who can remember how cream was separated from fresh milk manually are in for a treat on Saturday. Jane Morrigan, curator at the Walk Through Time Museum in Scotsburn will host cream separation demonstrations of a hand-cranked separator at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the museum. The museum is located on...

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An Earth-Saving Diet

When it comes to saving the world your mind probably goes to electric cars and solar panels, which are great ideas but not yet within everyone’s reach. In a decade, perhaps, their plummeting prices will allow them to conquer the market, but not yet, certainly not in my household. Thankfully there’s another solution, to both...

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Promoting four seasons of flavours in Nova Scotia

From apples to wild blueberries, dairy to wine, and beef to seafood, Atlantic Canada’s food and beverage sector is an important contributor to the economy, generating more than $6.6 billion in revenues each year while feeding people worldwide. It is also a growing segment of Canada’s tourism sector, which creates good jobs for middle class...

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The true price of giving in to Trump’s ultimatum in dairy

To the Editor: Canadian dairy farmers woke up Monday to realize that their worst nightmare had become a crushing reality. Despite multiple assurance to the contrary, the Trudeau government sacrificed them once again at the altar of flawed trade negotiations. Faced with an American administration that prefers to dump their problem on our doorstep rather than fix...

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41st Annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show being hosted in Bridgewater

The 41st annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show will be held at the South Shore Exhibition Grounds in Bridgewater from September 28 to 30. This year’s show is being hosted by 4-H Nova Scotia’s South Shore region which includes Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne counties. The 4-H NS Provincial Show is the largest 4-H show in...

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MacGillivray Properties obtains former Scotsburn Dairy building

STELLARTON – Another building on South Foord Street will have a bit of a makeover, thanks to MacGillivray Properties Ltd. The company purchased the former Scotsburn Dairy building and are revamping it to meet the needs of its new prospective occupant, Nova Scotia Spirit Co. NS Spirit Co. will be setting up shop with a...

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