Featured Events

Upcoming Events

Seedy Saturdays and Sundays

Seedy Saturdays and Sundays

  • Various Dates throughout Winter 2017
  • Across the Maritimes!

Seedy Saturdays and Sundays are a vibrant way to extend the garden season through a dreary winter! A great place to buy local seed, swap some of your own, and talk to fellow growers about the season that will be. Check out this list of upcoming Seedy Saturdays and Seedy Sundays throughout the Maritimes in winter 2017!


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Holistic Farm Life Workshop: New Brunswick

Holistic Farm Life Workshop: New Brunswick

  • February 19th and 20th, 2017
  • Riverside Resort, Mactaquac, NB

New Brunswick's Holistic Farm Life Planning is a two-day intensive for farm families who are ready to embrace the opportunity to explore and begin to make a solid plan for the future of their farm. This experience will allow the participants to walk through a process that will provide them with an initial framework that will help to identify priorities and align these with their goals–both farm-related and personal. Ultimately, it will challenge farm families and farm business owners to create a vision of the life they want together on their farm, today and into the future.  The workshop will be delivered by Debbie Lawrence, a business, life and career coach and communications consultant.


New Brunswick Crop & Soil Improvement Association Workshop & AGM

  • February 23rd and 24th, 2017
  • Crowne Plaza, Moncton NB

The New Brunswick Soil & Crop Improvement Association will be hosting the 38th Annual General Meeting and Technical Workshop of NBSCIA on February 23rd & 24th, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton, NB. The annual NBSCIA Farmer of the Year Banquet will be held on Thursday evening at 7:00pm, featuring the farmer of the year presentation and award.


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Holistic Farm Life Workshop: PEI

Holistic Farm Life Workshop: PEI

  • February 23rd and 24th, 2017
  • Rodd Royalty Hotel, Prince Edward Island

PEI's Holistic Farm Life Planning workshop is a two-day intensive for farm families who are ready to embrace the opportunity to explore and begin to make a solid plan for the future of their farm. This experience will allow the participants to walk through a process that will provide them with an initial framework that will help to identify priorities and align these with their goals–both farm-related and personal. Ultimately, it will challenge farm families and farm business owners to create a vision of the life they want together on their farm, today and into the future.  The workshop will be delivered by Debbie Lawrence, a business, life and career coach and communications consultant.


Fair Trade Conference

  • February 24-26, 2017
  • World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax NS
  • website


Canada’s 2017 Fair Trade Conference will see leaders from across the country come together to strengthen existing ties and increase opportunities for collaboration. Participants will include:

Fair Trade Towns, Campuses and Schools
Non-profit partners
Government and public institutions
Fair trade businesses
Food service companies
Grocers and retailers
Distributors
Certifiers

Conference Goals

Increase participation and coordination within the fair trade movement in Canada
Inspire, motivate and build the capacity of stakeholders
Present on the progress of the fair trade movement and the work being done by the CFTN
Drive forward our strategy for the movement for 2017 and beyond