Farm Fun

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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Ross Farm Museum
Discover the Past at Ross Farm Museum

Ross Farm Museum is located on highway #12 in New Ross, Nova Scotia, just 15 minutes from the Lighthouse route. Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia.  In Rosebank Cottage, the original home of the Ross family built in 1817, you
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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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Alderney Landing Farmer's Market
Alderney Landing Weekend Farmer’s Market

The Alderney Landing Weekend Farmer’s Market is a bustling Farmer’s market in Dartmouth, at the Alderney Landing Terminal. Come to experience a market space filled with food, craft, lotions and potions, art and other curiosities! It’s a place where there is something for everyone, a place where you will probably
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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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