Root Cellar Tour

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Come on our Root Cellar Tour!

Are you thinking about building a root cellar? Looking for tips on winter food storage? Join the Ecology Action Centre for a root cellar tour on Sunday, November 21. We’ll visit three root cellars and at each root cellar stop (Lower Burlington, New Minas and Bedford) our hosts will share their experiences and tips. We will be traveling by car and we encourage carpooling.

Date: Sunday, November 21
Time: Depart EAC (2705 Fern Lane) at 10:15, Return to Halifax approximately 5:30 pm
Cost: $25 (including lunch)

To register or for more information, contact Marla MacLeod at 442-1077 or by email at Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Registration Form


Do you have any dietary restrictions?

Do you have a car and are willing to drive?
Yes ___ No___
If yes, how many people (not including yourself) can you drive?

Do you require a ride? (Or would you be willing to ride with someone else?)
Yes ___ No ___

Please note: We encourage those carpooling to contribute gas money to the driver. This will be sorted out on a car by car basis.

And a big thanks to the Spirit Nova Scotia Local Food Fund and the NS Dept of Agriculture for financial support for our root cellar work.  Stay tuned for a root cellar construction workshop this winter/spring.

One thought on “Root Cellar Tour

  1. I have been researching cellars and interviewing elders on cellaring in Newfoundland & Labrador for the past several years.I’d be most interested in seeing photographs and learning more about these cellars in Nova Scotia. I may be contacted at squidink at
    Alison Dyer

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