News & Events

  • Speaking about FarmWorks

    Recently FarmWorks Directors have participated in several informational events We walked with the FOOD GROWS HERE banner in the 80th Apple Blossom Festival. We spoke at the THINKFARM How to Start a Farm session Wednesday, June 6 at the new Truro Farmer's Market. The Nova Scotia Environmental Network’s, Environmental Education Caucus, & Sustainability Education in Nova Scotia for Everyone (SENSE) 5TH ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE DAY at ...

    Posted at June 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : News & Events | 0 Comment
  • FarmWorks Wins Second Place in the NS Co-op Council Innovation Awards

    The 2012 Nova Scotia Co-operative Council Innovation Challenge The Co-operative Innovation Competition’s goal is to support and develop a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship within the co-operative sector.  This competition is open to new start-ups and established co-operatives and credit unions that are members of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council.  In order to be eligible to enter this competition, a co-op must be incorporated, with business based in Nova Scotia. Co-operatives that proceed to Stage 2 will be asked to expand upon their idea and submit a business plan which will be reviewed by a panel of judges.  The three top ...

    Posted at June 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : News & Events | 0 Comment
  • April Flavours Tasting Feast – Another fine dining experience!

    Several hundred people enjoyed wonderful food and beverages at Wheelock Hall at Acadia University on Monday April 30th. Sixteen Chefs and six Wineries provided the "most delicious flavour sensations I've ever experienced in one place at one time" said one of the guests. See the menu for the list of Chefs and the dishes they provided. Winner of the People's Choice Appetizer Award Savoury Buckwheat Crepe made with Longspell Point Farm Stone-Ground Whole Wheat Flour filled with Knoydart Farm Organic Caerphilly Cheese, FoxHill Cheese ...

    Posted at May 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : News & Events | 0 Comment
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  • Annual General Meeting

    Invitation to FarmWorks Shareholders Monday, April 30th, at 1 pm at the Irving Centre Auditorium, Acadia University FarmWorks Annual General Meeting Agenda Registration Welcome: Chair, Richard Melvin Introduction of the Board Chair’s Report Financial Statement/Budget: Linda Best Nominations report: Alison Scott Butler Nominations from the floor Adjournment Following the AGM you are invited to the Entrepreneurs’ Showcase at 2 pm at the Irving Centre The April Flavours Tasting Feast follows at 6 pm at Wheelock Hall – tickets $38 from Linda Best

    Posted at April 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : News & Events | 0 Comment
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  • April Flavours Tasting Feast

    Please join us for one or both of these excellent events. April Flavours Tickets are $38 (inclusive) and are available at the Box of Delights, Wolfville – 542-9511 (cash, VISA, MC), Kings RDA, Webster Street, Kentville (cash, cheque), or from Linda Best – 542-3442 lbest@ns.sympatico.ca Organizing Committee: Ann Anderson, Linda Best, Donna Crawford, Marianne Gates, Scott Lewin, Shannon MacLean, Susan Paddock For more information please contact: Linda Best at 902-542-3442 lbest@ns.sympatico.ca

    Posted at April 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : News & Events | 1 Comment
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