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

Birthday Party Guide
Where to Host Kids Birthday Parties in HRM

Planning the best birthday parties are seriously, a pretty big deal. Birthdays are special days, especially when you are still in the years of counting the ‘halves’! If we forget to add that detail when telling someone the age of our child, we are quickly corrected, so we all know
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Ross Farm Winter Frolic
Ross Farm Winter Frolic

Hoping for some great weather this weekend to make up for the rained out weekend in January! Winter Frolic at Ross Farm Museum – what a beautiful way to spend a family day in February! Enjoy a sleigh ride or sip a delicious cup of hot chocolate made over an
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Noggins Farm
Family Fun at Noggins Corner Farm

There’s nothing better than local, fresh produce and in Nova Scotia, there’s no better time to enjoy the abundance of tasty treats than the fall harvest. Noggins Corner Farm is open year round but the sweetest time of the year is when the apple orchards come alive from mid-September to
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Sugar Moon Farm
The Magic of Maple at Sugar Moon Farm

Some adventures lead you to hidden gems that are so close, you wonder how they could have possibly been hiding at all. We found one of these gems in Earltown, Nova Scotia. We found Sugar Moon Farm. March only means one thing when you are talking ‘maple’. It’s when that
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Hatfield Farm Weekend Family Round Up
Come for the Wagon Ride, Stay for the Hot Dogs: The Hatfield Farm Weekend Family Round Up

The first time I went to the Hatfield Farm Weekend Family Round up, my husband and I brought our docile, well-behaved 2-year old. “Why am I signing a waiver?” I asked the cowgirl at the desk, “I’m sure she’s not going to fall off the wagon or anything.” Now that
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Hatfield Farm
Hatfield Farm

Located within Halifax, but with the feeling of being far away from it all, Hatfield Farm offers everything from a petting zoo, to wagon and sleigh rides -and even weddings! Stay at the main farmhouse for petting zoo and pony rides, or take the wagon to Fort Clayton: the home of
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How to Pick an Apple in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley
How to Pick an Apple in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley

Do Not Twist or Pull! When I told a friend that I would be going apple picking, she told me of a trick she had recently learned. Take the apple and gently turn it upside-down. If it’s ripe, the apple will fall off the stem naturally. If not, you should
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Hope For Wildlife Recovery Centre

  The Hope for Wildlife Society is a wildlife rehabilitation and education organization based in Seaforth, Nova Scotia. The Society provides rehabilitation and resucue services to injured and orphaned wildlife, operates a wildlife help line, and provides public environmental education programs. The center is an interesting place to learn more about
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Cole Harbour Farm Heritage Museum

The Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Farm Museum is a community museum dedicated to preserving and interpreting Cole Harbour’s agricultural past, and to developing understanding of plants, animals and farming today.  It’s a great place to bring the kids for an afternoon play, with all kinds of interesting nooks and crannies
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