Photo of people in front of Wolfville Farmers' Market

The Next Wave in Local Food

Farmers’ markets are in abundance in Nova Scotia; they play an important role in our local food economy and in our communities. Uniquely, farmers’ markets gain both their stability and opportunity for growth through the relationships that they foster. The Wolfville Farmers’ Market (WFM) began in 1992 with three vendors in a parking lot in the middle of town. It has now grown into a … Continue reading The Next Wave in Local Food

It’s Springtime! 10 Seasonal Recipes to Impress Your Guests

We’re sharing a guest post from Farmers’ Markets Cooperative of Nova Scotia, featuring 10 recipes with our favourite fresh, seasonal ingredients, like asparagus, fiddleheads and rhubarb. Time to head to the market! 1. Asparagus and Mushroom Galette with Goat Cheese, Bacon and Balsamic Reduction Photo and Recipe by Kevin Lynch 2. Rhubarb Vinaigrette Photo and recipe by Dinner With Julie. Get the recipe HERE. 3. Spring … Continue reading It’s Springtime! 10 Seasonal Recipes to Impress Your Guests