Featured Events
Upcoming Events

TapRoot Farms Jamaican Jerk Roasts

  • July 9, August 6 & August 27
  • Port Williams, NS

Executive Director Chef Michael Howell will return to host three unforgettable feasts with our friends and festival partners, TapRoot Farms. On a beautiful summer afternoon, you will join the Bishop/Oulton family for a tour of their 53-acre paradise, where you can see nature gently being guided by the knowing hand of farmer Josh Oulton. Chef Michael will then prepare a meal with seasonal ingredients gathered on the farm at a large communal table, along with a little taste of home from TapRoot's Jamaican employees. For tickets and further info, visit here.


ACORN Event
Organic Ambassador Online Training

Organic Ambassador Online Training

  • Training will start week of September 11th (details TBA)
  • Webinar

The vision for the Organic Ambassador program is to build a network of volunteers and advocates across Atlantic Canada - a group of passionate consumers, equipped with training and tools, acting as allies for organic farmers by championing organics in their communities.

Being a part of the Organic Ambassador program will provide you with the information, skills and support to:

*Dispel organic food myths and increase consumer clarity about what organic really means
*Promote organic options in your community
*Help raise awareness of ACORN and local organic agriculture
*Empower others by sharing a greater understanding of important food and farming issues

Learn more about this online training program and get informed and inspired to be an Organic Ambassador in your own community!


ACORN Event
Organic Week 2017 / Semaine Bio 2017

Organic Week 2017 / Semaine Bio 2017

  • September 16-24, 2017 / le 16 - 24 septembre, 2017

Organic Week is a national celebration that highlights Canada's food, products and organic producers. Last year, Organic Week events included workshops, farm visits, tastings and promotions at organic retailers. Every association, individual or community wanting to promote certified organic food or products is encouraged to participate! To get involved or to learn more, visit organicweek.ca!

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La Semaine bio est une célébration nationale qui met en évidence les aliments, les produits et les producteurs biologiques du Canada. L’an passé, les événements de la Semaine bio ont inclus des ateliers, des visites de fermes,  des dégustations et des promotions chez les détaillants de produits biologiques.  Chaque association, individu ou communauté voulant promouvoir la nourriture ou les produits certifiés biologiques est encouragé à participer! Pour vous impliquer ou pour savoir plus, visitez semainebio.ca !


ACORN Event
Seed Field Day

Seed Field Day

  • Sept. 18, 2017 from 10 am - 4pm
  • Upper Stewiacke, NS and Truro, NS

Please join ACORN for a seedy day at Cochrane Family Seeds (Upper Stewiacke, NS) and the Atlantic Canada Regional Seed Bank (Truro, NS). This event is open to everyone and you can register for a half or full day. Space is limited.


Island Organic Picnic

  • September 24, 2017
  • Legacy Garden/PEI Farm Centre, Charlottetown

The annual harvest celebration event hosted by PEICOPC. This year's family-style, outdoor event will be held at the Legacy Garden and will feature our Island's organic bounty, carefully prepared by Chef Emily Wells!