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Farmers Market ramping up barn building campaign Just as the New Glasgow’s Farmers Market barn fundraising campaign was beginning to ramp up last year, everything came to a halt for the world with the health pandemic. After initiating a new online ordering system, reopening the market, and keeping the online orders coming, nearly a year...

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Business Unusual celebrates community resilience

Local businesses and organizations shone brightly last night as the Pictou County Chamber hosted a first-ever event – virtually. In a year like no other, the Chamber pivoted from its usual annual Business Awards event to host a unique community event. The Business Unusual Awards were aimed at celebrating community resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Farmers Market partially opening

The New Glasgow Farmers Market will be opening partially this Saturday for in-person shopping, after over a month of the new online pick-up service. As business in the county and province begin to open up after the quarantine phase of COVID-19, the farmers market is following suit and using the good weather to their advantage...

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Farmers Market steps up

It’s no secret that local vendors and shops are struggling, but just as the COVID-19 virus spreads among the community, The New Glasgow Farmers Market has stepped up to do its part to help local vendors make some money and for customers to get fresh, locally grown and produced goods. Market goods are being offered...

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Market welcomes 2020

The New Glasgow Farmers Market kicked off the new year and new decade with the seasonal opening on Saturday morning. A good crowd turned out to the opening to get their fill of local goods and catch up with those who they may not have seen over the holiday season. Market manager Kristi Russell shared...

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Big barn, big plans

It will be a sweet summer at the New Glasgow Farmers Market this year with the grand opening of Cream of the Crop Ice Cream Shoppe this coming long weekend in the market’s dome building. The kitchen in the market is usually rented out each year to a vendor; however, with no new proposals this...

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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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Luau love

A little piece of Hawaii transported guests at the New Glasgow Farmers Market Luau to a sunny beach with delicious food and entertainment Saturday night during the fundraising event. With 125 guests enjoying a traditional roasted pig, also offered was a Hawaiian-themed salad bar and a sundae bar. Hula dancers, hula lessons, hula competition and...

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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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