N.S. Food News

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‘Every small piece makes a difference’: Thousands of healthy food packs to be distributed to Nova Scotia children

A child in a day camp program at St. Paul’s Family Resources Institute in Spryfield enjoying one of the items in the After the Bell food packs last summer. St. Paul’s Family Resources Institute is a member agency of Feed Nova Scotia and one of 87 locations in Nova […] Click here to view original …

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A new start on an old farm

Amanda Pearson and her family are bringing life back to an old Pictou County farmstead. – Aaron Beswick On Tuesday the Pearsons sat on their front stoop looking at land that doesn’t belong to someone else. “I counted nine last night,” said Amanda of the homes they’ve had through […] Click here to view original …

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A new start on an old farm

Big Spruce Brewing Takes N.S. Gov’t To Task

This is an open letter by the owner of Big Spruce Brewing to the provincial government, pointing out how a variety of backwards laws and needless bureaucratic hoops make it very tough for craft brewers to stay competitive. A very good read: http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/1405190-opinion-ten-ways-craft-beer-gets-the-bum’s-rush-in-n.s.

CKBW piece on NovaScotiaFood.com

This site has been getting lots of media attention lately! This was the first piece to appear. Thanks to Ed Halverson at CKBW in Bridgewater for interviewing NSFood founder William Kowalski and posting this on the radio station site.

COVID-19 creating a season of anxiety for Atlantic Canada fish plant workers

Slowed seafood sales mean reduced hours and incomes for many for 2020 Barb Dean-Simmons SaltWire Networks [email protected] @BarbDeanSimmons It’s abnormally quiet in Port aux Choix (population 780) on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula. This time last year the shrimp processing plant here was busy and Candace Hamlyn and her co-workers […] Click here to view original …

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COVID-19 creating a season of anxiety for Atlantic Canada fish plant workers

COVID-19 gives cause for crying over spilt milk in Nova Scotia

My Girl, a friendly Brown Swiss, enjoys a scratch from Annapolis Valley dairy producer Kate Mee at Prospect Dairy Farms Ltd. in Clarence. – Ashley Thompson Dairy farmers dealing with quota cuts in peak production season CLARENCE, N.S. — Kate Mee steadies her stance as a herd-favourite affectionately called […] Click here to view original …

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