Still buying our own beef

Dan Thompson of Pictou County’s Three Dot Farm unloads his Angus and Shorthorn cross cattle at the Cape Mabou Community Pasture last month. – Aaron Beswick 2020 looks like it’ll be the first year Joe Ebbett doesn’t sell any ‘feeders’. Even though that sentence likely doesn’t make sense to […] Click here to view original …

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Still buying our own beef

Pickers Wanted: Nova Scotia strawberry producers face challenging season

On June 18, office manager Keshia Stacey picked the first quart of strawberries at Webster Farms Ltd. in Cambridge. KIRK STARRATT Commercial, u-pick operations affected by COVID-19 CAMBRIDGE, N.S. — Strawberries will ripen when they’re ready, whether you have workers available to pick them or not. This is the […] Click here to view original …

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Pickers Wanted: Nova Scotia strawberry producers face challenging season

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
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