Here are some links to some great food- and community-related North Shore pages and iniatives. Check ’em out!
http://www.transitionnetwork.org/ North Shore Transition Initiative is part of a global movement that supports local community iniatives to foster resilience in the face of climate change, economic challenges and the end of cheap oil.
http://slowfoodns.com/ Slow Food Northumberland Shore is part of a non-profit, global, grassroots organization that promotes the idea that Good, Clean, and Fair food should be available to all.
http://www.tatamagouchefarmersmarket.ca/ For all those folks in and around the Tatamagouche area, this farmer’s market is open every Saturday from February-December, 8am-1pm. There are tonnes of friendly, local vendors, and if you’re interested, take some time to explore the Creamery Square!
https://www.facebook.com/#!/northumberlandshore A facebook page dedicated to local events and businesses on the Northumberland Shore. If you’re looking for places to eat and visit or things to see and do, this page will keep you up to speed!
http://farmersmarketsnovascotia.ca/ Farmers Markets Nova Scotia is a cooperative working “to support and create farmers’ markets to grow and thrive.” FOr information on where local farmers markets might be in your area, or to find out more about farmers markets in Nova Scotia, this is a good place to start.