Farm Fun

Local farms produce our food, and many of them provide us with entertainment too. Visit a farm and pick up fresh food, enjoy a hay ride, play with farm animals and more

Shelby Ranch Truck
Shelby Ranch Adventures

Saddle up and get ready for a ‘ranch lifestyle adventure’ at the Shelby Ranch in Scotsburn! Load the cowpokes in the car, head out on the 102, and a little past Truro you will find a hidden gem – a place to unwind, unplug and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Stay
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Shelby Ranch
Sleigh Ride of Lights at Shelby Ranch

Bundle up and enjoy the sweet country air with the Sleigh Ride of Lights at the Shelby Ranch! Explore the winter wonderland trail of lights on a one-hour sleigh (or wagon) ride and when you return, warm up around the bonfire with a yummy hot chocolate. Pre-booking is required. Sleigh
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Shelby Ranch Halloween
Haunted Wagon Rides at Shelby Ranch

Get ready for a frightfully fun family-friendly adventure as you hop aboard the Haunted Wagon at the Shelby Ranch! Will you survive this perilous journey?  Will your mighty steeds guide you bravely along the trails and fields to escape the legendary Headless Horseman and other ghostly ghouls? Gather your courage
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Apple Picking Nova Scotia
Great Places to go Apple-Picking With Your Family near Halifax

There’s nothing like the juicy crunch of a freshly picked apple, and no better feeling than picking that apple yourself! With so many beautiful orchards, families in Nova Scotia have plenty of choices when it comes to places to go apple-picking. To accompany the handy map above, here is our
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Corn Mazes
The Ultimate Guide to Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Get the low down on the best Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax! Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze The Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze in Mount Denson, Nova Scotia is open during August and September by appointment only, weather-depending (there will be a post on Facebook or Twitter if the paths are too
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Ross Farm Museum
Ross Farm Museum Re-Opening!

Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia and they are so happy to welcome everyone back to the farm starting July 1st! Learn about the history of the farm and meet the animals – including all the new arrivals from
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Hatfield Farm Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Hey Cowpokes! Hop on Over to the Hatfield Farm Annual Easter Egg Hunt

For some outdoor fun this Easter, join the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hatfield Farm. There are actually SIX individual hunts – you choose the day, time, and age group. Ride on horse-drawn wagons, visit the animals in the petting pens, and enjoy the playground and children’s zip line! Search
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Ross Farm Winter
Discover the Past at Ross Farm Museum

Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia. Rosebank Cottage, the original home of the Ross family, was built in 1817. During your visit there, you may see food being prepared over an open fire, straw hats being woven or wool
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Farm Food 360
Farm Food 360 Virtual Farm Tours

From eggs to apples and milk to mink, learn all about the different kinds of farms in Canada with these educational virtual farm tours and videos. Check out tons of fun farm facts and extraordinary stories. Farm Food 360 Virtual Farm Tours Website:

Ross Farm Maple Syrup
Wonders of Maple Syrup at Ross Farm

There’s no better way to spend a spring day outdoors in Nova Scotia, than with Maple Syrup! Learn all about the process of tapping trees, collecting sap and boiling it down over an open fire at Ross Farm. Of, course, when you are finished, there will be maple syrup and
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