Featured Events

Upcoming Events

ACORN is hiring! Summer student opportunity

ACORN is hiring! Summer student opportunity

  • Deadline to apply: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Come and join ACORN's team for a summer, gain experience working for a regional organization promoting organic agriculture!

The Praxis Project Permaculture Inspired Arts Festival

  • June 2-4, 2017
  • Knowlesville, NB

Come engage yourself with Acadian Boreal forest at the foothills of the Appalachians, to come together for the first festival of season to camp, laugh, eat, learn and be amazed at our temporary home in the woods. 4 streams of education (heavy machinery; permaculture; fermentation; yoga), music, arts and dancing. Must RSVP 506-245-0192. praxisprojectnb.com

Natural Beekeeping for Beginners

  • June 10-11, 2017
  • Plympton, Hwy 101, Digby County, Nova Scotia

Bello Uccello Honeybee Sanctuary, a certified by Demeter biodynamic honey bee sanctuary, will be holding its tenth annual Natural Beginners Beekeeping Workshop based on Biodynamic Principles. The course is two full days with a limited registration of participants. Klaus Langpohl, an experienced, Certified Biodynamic Beekeeper, will be your Guide as he shares with you, one-on-one, the Amazing Life of the Honey Bee, inside and outside of the Hive. The Bees and the Hive will be your Teacher. The workshop is designed to prepare you for your journey to become a Natural Beekeeper based on biodynamic principles. This is an intensive 15 hours of classroom and outdoor, hands-on experiences. Learn more here.


Seed Field Day

Seed Field Day

  • Sept. 18, 2017 from 10 am - 4pm
  • 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.