Warehouse Market in Halifax North End

As I walk down Isleville street, through Halifax’s North End, it’s quiet and familiar, however I come across a warehouse with the doors wide open. I peer inside… wait a second… there’s quite the buzz in there! People are coming and going, chit chatting, and buying fresh and local veggies, seafood, eggs, meat, and even kombucha! It’s the Isleville Warehouse Market, a recent addition to … Continue reading Warehouse Market in Halifax North End

Yours In The Land: Maria Duynisveld – An Open Heart Poet

This is the latest installment in our series, “Yours in the Land”, written by Mary Ellen.  Mary Ellen is a farm kid at heart.  She is a Food Action Committee member and a poet who’s passionate about farm and food issues.  She collected the poems for Open Heart Farming. At age 11, Maria was the youngest contributor to ‘Open Heart Farming.’  Along with her parents … Continue reading Yours In The Land: Maria Duynisveld – An Open Heart Poet

Farm Profile: Holdanca Farms

This post comes to us from Helen Verbanz, a dedicated FAC member and volunteer who wanted to share a bit about Holdanca Farms, a farm based in Cumberland Country who delivers chicken, turkey, beef, lamb and pork twice a month to customers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. John Dynisveld runs Holdanca farm along with his family, and is a passionate proponent of pastured raised, free-range … Continue reading Farm Profile: Holdanca Farms