Agriculture Day 2023
Southwestern Nova Scotia falls within the Atlantic Coastal region and the area’s strong coastal influence and excellent heat unit accumulation provide a superb climate for grape crops.
Whether one is talking about small berries or small business in general, both are healthy and growing in Southwestern Nova Scotia!
Agriculture in Southwestern Nova Scotia is characterized by a wide diversity of farming activities. Livestock farming ranges from small hobby farms to more specialized, larger scale producers.
Here in Southwestern Nova Scotia we are seeing a resurgence in interest as old farmsteads are reactivated and new, young families take up the challenge of farming.
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