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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

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)
Students Learn about Growing Food Locally
Nova Scotia farmers will help students understand the importance of growing food locally during Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month, beginning Monday, March 1. - 2021/02/26 - 10:02 (full text)
Investments to Protect Farm Workers
Many Nova Scotia farmers have made improvements to health and safety to help protect their workers and prevent the spread of COVID-19. They can now apply for funding to help cover some of those costs. - 2020/10/23 - 10:20 (full text)

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