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Farmers Growing a Healthy Future

Farmers Growing a Healthy Future

Horticulture Nova Scotia

Promoting Nova Scotia-grown berries and vegetables.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Scotia Horticultural Congress committee meeting

    October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  2. HNS Harvest End Breakfast

    November 9 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  3. HNS Research Committee Meeting

    November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Our Posts

  • Scotia Horticultural Congress 2018 Mark Your Calendars! Scotia Horticultural Congress 2018 will be held Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23 at the Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, N.S. Watch for all the details as they become available!      
  • HNS Harvest End Breakfast Mark Your Calendar for the 3rd Annual HNS Harvest End Breakfast! On Thursday, November 9 from 7:30-9:00 a.m., we will be hosting our third annual HNS Harvest End Breakfast, this year being held at the Wu Welcome Centre in Alumni Hall, 512 Main St., next to Festival Theatre, Acadia University. Please plan to join us for great food, interesting speakers (to be announced shortly), and lots of networking. This is a free event for both members and all our friends and partners in the community, so please share the news! To pre-register, just RSVP to this email or call 902-678-9335 to reserve your plate. Parking is free (at ...
  • Tax Credit Update – Food Bank Donations Update on the tax credit for food bank donations from farmers: On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Food Bank Tax Credit for Farmers was officially launched with all regulations in place. For more detail, please click on this link Food_Bank_Tax_Credit_Guidelines. Follow this link to read one of the many news reports from the official launch at Feed Nova Scotia. As a reminder, this tax credit is retroactive to January 1, 2016. Many of our members already donate to the food bank on a regular basis, and have done so for many years; we encourage everyone to consider helping those who otherwise may not have enough to eat!  
  • Freggie’s Website Freggie, our beloved mascot has his own website for learning and exploring.  Check it out at http://www.freggietales.ca/