Antigonish Farmers Market expands

The Antigonish Farmers’ Market is expanding to a year-round attraction with more vendors and new offerings to help grow the agri-food sector, while enhancing the market experience for locals and visitors alike. The Farmers’ Market is expanding with a new building large enough to accommodate more vendors and increase its overall capacity to meet growing...

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Sale Along The River this Sunday

Creative Pictou County is hosting Sale Along The River: An Artisan Fair, again this year. The event will be located at Rotary Park, New Glasgow, on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  There will be more than 25 vendors, food trucks and live demonstrations.  If you wish to be a vendor or...

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Big possibilities, small village

What started out as a joke during a morning on a fishing boat turned in to an effort to save a childhood school in River John. Village resident Nick Bigney purchased the River John school to prevent it from being demolished. A fisherman by trade, Bigney decided he would rather take on the school himself...

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County gathering local producers for agri-map

The Municipality of Pictou County is embracing its rural roots and putting together a project to help local producers promote their products. As a way to help combat food insecurity, County Council is producing a map of the local agricultural producers where customers can find locally grown food of all kinds. “Connecting the farmers to...

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Creative Pictou County hosting inaugural Artisan Fair

NEW GLASGOW — Fall is arriving in a unique way along the East River. Creative Pictou County is hosting the first ever Sale Along the River: An Artisan Fair on Sunday, October 1 featuring the creative talents of more than 25 artisan vendors who will be providing live demonstrations of their work. Sample the wares...

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First mid-week farmer’s market a hit

New Glasgow Farmers Market’s first mid-week opening last week seemed to be a perfect fit for the festively minded shopper. The market’s manager, Kristi Russell, explained that the first ever mid-week market was a way for vendors to provide customers with an extra pre-Christmas sale as well as to dip a toe into the waters...

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Harvest Time approaching at farmers market

NEW GLASGOW – Traditionally, the Harvest Time event at the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market has marked the end of the season and the harvest, however, thanks to the new year-round building, the event is now a celebration of a successful summer season and the ushering in of the holiday season. “Now we can celebrate all...

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Share your story at tourism trade show

STELLARTON – Local vendors are encouraged to share their story during Tourism Week. Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores is celebrating all things tourism at their Discover Pictou County Night on June 1, 4-7 p.m., at the  Nova Scotia Museum of Industry. And they want you to be a part of it. They are inviting local...

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