Fill Your Easter Basket With Local

chocolate bunnies from sweet spot chocolate shop

For those at home with young children, you may be looking to find ways to modify your Easter traditions and create new memories this year. When building your children’s Easter baskets, consider filling them with local Easter treats.

Follow along to learn about the Easter treats available from local businesses around the province via online shops, delivery and retail stores.


Photo of: Gourmandises Easter Eggs

Petite Patrie Chocolate: Enjoy bean to bar chocolate made right here in Nova Scotia this Easter. Purchase Petite Patrie chocolate by visiting their online shop or browsing their website to find a business near you that carries their product. BONUS: For a limited time only on their website, you can enter code MAKE MY DAY to receive free shipping on orders over $45.

Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop: If chocolate is what you crave, Sweet Spot is the place to be. With more than 100 different delicious handmade products to choose from, they can satisfy even the biggest chocoholic. The shop has delivery, curb-side pick-up as well as their retail store.

Gourmandises Avenue Chocolaterie: Chocolate eggs, bunnies, and more. Follow their social media to view the Easter chocolates available from Gourmandises this year. Pick-up your order curb-side from the shop at the Seaport Market for a 10 per cent discount or get it delivered right to your door. Free shipping on all orders over $30 and if ordered before 1 p.m. it will be delivered the next day! Visit their Facebook page for specific ordering information.

Just Us! Coffee Roasters: Just Us! Easter treats have arrived. Stop by their shops in Grand Pre or Wolfville for large & small milk or dark eggs, filled with mini eggies, solid bunnies, and filled bonbons.

Baked Goods

Boulangerie La Vendéenne: If authentic, artisanal breads and pastries made with quality organic ingredients interests you, look no further than Boulangerie la Vendéenne. Their products are available in their retail store and select retail locations. Visit their Facebook page for updates.

Mrs. MacGregors Shortbreads: This traditional Scottish shortbread is made using a recipe passed down through generations. Order online from Mrs. MacGregor’s website or pick up at local retailers.

Sable Shortbreads: With dozens of varieties of shortbreads, including Earl Grey, Salted Chocolate Chip, and Espresso, which one will you choose? Shortbread is available through their retail location, curb-side pick-up and their online store.

Schoolhouse Gluten Free BakeryOrder your gluten free sweets for Easter from Schoolhouse! They deliver and are available in retail stores across the province. Follow their Facebook page for updates on deliveries.

The Cake Lady: Best known for authentic German Cakes and fresh pretzels, you can also find German Apple Strudel, Cinnamon Rolls, Pecan Bars, various Cookies, cake and more. Visit her Facebook page or website for information on deliveries or email to place an order for Easter.

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