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Nova Scotia Farm Food & Events Calendar

Nova Scotia Farm Food and Events Calendar

This calendar is offered and managed by Perennia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, operated for the benefit of sharing information of interest to the agri-food community.
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Latest News

Pilot Project Helps Raspberry Growers
Raspberry growers are benefiting from a government pilot project to expand the growing season, increase their profits and boost the economy by reducing the province’s reliance on imported products. - 2021/07/16 - 09:00 (full text)
Wild Blueberry Challenge 2021 Winner
A Nova Scotia company that produces a health supplement enhanced by wild blueberries has won an industry innovation prize. - 2021/06/16 - 15:16 (full text)
Lab Investment To Help Wine, Beer, Spirits, Cider Sectors
The provincial and federal governments are adding to their support of Nova Scotia’s home-grown wine industry while also helping Nova Scotia beer, spirits, and cider producers get their products ready for export. - 2021/03/26 - 11:54 (full text)

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