Developing a market niche means being able to target and focus efforts to the people most likely to buy your products.
Wool has strong significance for the wife and daughter of a Scotsman, who are now raising sheep and finishing the fibre in Central North River.
Raising alpacas was the antidote to high stress corporate jobs for this couple, who are constantly amused by the animals’ antics.
Suzanne Townsend, a farmer in the making, had no love for lima beans as a child.
There’s never been an easier or more economical time to communicate directly with customers and get good market information.
The manager of Truro Farmers’ Market loves exploring the wide range of items available at the market each week.
This couple’s secret to happiness? Healthy, seasonal foods, nourishing the land that gives us so much – and Rappie Pie!
For these vendors of the Truro Farmers’ Market, creating new respect for food production on farms is its own reward.
Amanda Muis, who grows flowers and produce in the Annapolis Valley, has two pieces of advice for budding farmers: Dream big, and plant regularly!