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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Snow covered shame

Spring can be an informative time, as the veil of winter is pulled back to reveal the indiscretions of a season filling our ditches. Into these reservoirs of outright laziness we discard styrofoam, rubber tires and old boots, occasionally fridges and dishwashers, and atop it all – plastic. This durable substance was very much a...

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Market, businesses smooth things over

Progress to understanding and co-operation is emerging after a recent mediated session between the New Glasgow Farmers Market and downtown business owners to help resolve some of the conflict brought about by the Market to Main Street Event proposal and denial. Last week, the town hosted a session at Glasgow Square for representatives of each...

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Chill Out weather not so chilly

Last weekend’s weather might not be reflecting it, but winter is here and it’s just the beginning. To help kick off the beginning of the chilliest season, the Town of New Glasgow held its annual Chill Out event on Saturday at the farmer’s market as a way to also help kick off winter carnival season...

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Pugwash Farmers’ Market the place to go for healthy living information this summer

Did you ever want to know more about beekeeping or natural products to avoid bug bites and ticks? Do you need tips on keeping limber for all the gardening you are planning this summer? Are you curious about vermicomposting or foraging for wild edible plants? This summer the Pugwash Farmers’ Market will be abuzz with...

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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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Artist presents county in pictures, take two

Local artist, graphic designer and noted historian John Ashton unveiled a new series of his Pictou County inspired tradigital art works last weekend at the New Glasgow Farmers Market. This year’s series has six entries and Ashton said he opted to focus more on the western side of the county this time around. “I tried...

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