Passion and perseverance are key ingredients for the founders of Ironworks in Lunenburg.
For Melanie Morrissey, a busy mom and teacher, art is a way to relieve stress and selling at a farmers’ market is a way to contribute to her community.
Pie r Squared creates mouth-watering savoury pies and quiches from healthy, great tasting, local ingredients.
The belly-dancing herbalist sells exotic-scented herbal ingredients to soothe away the stress of modern life.
The owner of Pat’s Preserves cites his grandmother as a main source of inspiration (and family recipes).
Pottery allows Jennifer Houghtaling to focus completely on what she’s doing in the moment. She shares her passion and her wares at the Pugwash Farmers’ Market.
Nicole Broussard makes bread and baked goods for markets in Cape Breton and wouldn’t mind bartering for bagels or music lessons.
Raising alpacas was the antidote to high stress corporate jobs for this couple, who are constantly amused by the animals’ antics.
How versatile is tofu? Just ask Anna Anderson, who turns it into a salad, entree, dessert or snack.
Start humble and don’t get into it for money advises the owner of Harbourville Schnitzelhaus on Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy.