“The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
has given me the tools I need to be successful.”
- Luke denHaan, Annapolis Valley, NS

“The biggest difference between the
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
and other lenders is the products they offer are better suited
to agriculture - they understand agriculture.”
- Michael Lightfoot, Kings County, NS

“The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
knows farming.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“I feel safe with the
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board,
unlike a commercial bank.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“Farms have high and low points
and the lender has to be there through everything.
The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
is like a partner in the farm.”
- George deVries, Colchester, NS

“They get to know you and your business;
see it first hand and understand your challenges.”
- Ian Tuttle/Ruth Tuttle, Cumberland County, NS

Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board

Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board

COVID-19 Update – How the Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board is responding

The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board (FLB) remains committed to keeping clients informed about actions we’re taking to support you during this time.

Thank you for choosing to work with the FLB to source your financing locally. With over 100 years of lending in the farm and fisheries sectors in Nova Scotia we have experienced many ups and downs in business and economic cycles. We have always stood by our clients – and this time is no different.

For the latest information on our joint response plan with the Nova Scotia Fisheries & Aquaculture Loan Board, please visit: https://fishloan.novascotia.ca/covid19

Office locations and How to Reach Lending Staff

The health and safety of our staff and clients is our priority at this time. We have made the decision to limit staffing in some locations.  Please note you can still reach your loan officer during normal business hours by contacting them through phone or email. You can also contact the main line at 902-893-6506 to have your call directed.

Bible Hill: Open with minimal staffing onsite
Kentville: Closed to public
Yarmouth: Appointments booked in advance only

Investing in the future for generations

We understand what it takes to farm in Nova Scotia. Like generations of Nova Scotia farmers before, you know this land. You know what it takes to make it profitable - to make the most of what it can offer. You see more than soil and buildings; you see potential - and so do we. That's why for over 100 years we have been committed to supporting Nova Scotia farmers. Our clients aren't numbers or accounts – they're our friends, our neighbours and our family.


For over 100 years, The Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board been has providing valuable support to farmers in Nova Scotia. Our goal is to foster the development of sustainable agriculture and agri-rural businesses in Nova Scotia through responsible lending.

How to apply

Applications will be considered from both existing producers and new prospective farmers for a variety of projects including, but not limited to farm acquisitions (i.e. farms as going concerns), land purchases, construction/improvement of buildings and rural agri-businesses development.

Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
Truro - Head Office

74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Tel: 902-893-6506
Fax: 902-895-7693

Kentville - Field Office

Kentville Agricultural Centre
32 Main Street
Kentville, Nova Scotia, B4N 1J5

Tel: 902-679-6009
Fax: 902-679-4997