What’s Cooking: August 7 – 13
There’s lots cooking to help keep you entertained this August! From staycation deals to beekeeping workshops, keep reading for a full list of updates, a seasonal grocery list, and a delicious recipe to celebrate blueberry season.
White Point Beach Resort
The summer isn’t over yet, and there’s still time to squeeze in a staycation! From now until September 8th, stay 2 nights at regular room rates and get the 3rd for $99. Or, stay 3 nights at regular room rate and get the 4th night FREE.
Authentic Seacoast is hosting its very first beekeeping workshop! Hosted by professional beekeepers, you’ll learn about how bees make their honey and even get to try some of it! Join them on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Register now (902) 533-2078 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Avondale Sky Winery & Restaurant
On August 30th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Avondale Sky Winery & Restaurant is hosting Yoga, Wine and Dine. Enjoy a gentle flow yoga session in the vineyard, followed by a wine tasting of 5 samples and delicious snacks like charcuterie, chips and in-house Jalapeno dip.
Bishop’s Cellar has extended their hours and is now open on Sunday’s from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Grab yourself some local wine, beer or cider to enjoy this weekend.
Celebrate the last weekend of the summer with Saltbox Brewery at their end of summer bash! On September 19th from 8-10 p.m., they’ll be selling $5 16 oz. pints, hosting giveaways and dancing to music by DJ Danimal.
Summer in Nova Scotia is the perfect time to explore everything the province has to offer. Satisfy your travel bug by booking a tour with Grape Escapes Wine Tours, Taste Halifax Food Tours, Wine and Beer Tours of Nova Scotia, Go North Tours, Ambassatours, or the Wolfville Magic Winery Bus. While you’re at it make sure you’re collecting stamps for the Nova Scotia culinary trails!
- Local Strawberries
- Agri-Growers Ltd: Available at Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore, and independent retailers.
- Country Magic: Available at Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore, independent retailers, and Walmart.
- Millen Farms: Available at Sobeys and independent retailers.
- Noggins Corner Farm Market, Masstown Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., any other of the Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.
- Local Blueberries (fresh)
- Local Cherries
- Local Raspberries
- Local Peaches
- Local Nectarines
- J. Willy Krauch brand smoked mackerel
- Available at Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore, through their online store, and several independent retailers including Clearwater Seafood.
- Local herbs
You sure won’t feel blue after biting into these Blueberry, Chia, Flax & Oat Squares! These heavenly squares are made with Nova Scotian honey and blueberries, presenting a local and healthy option for snacking.
Get Your Hands on Local
Summer provides endless opportunities to support Nova Scotia producers and businesses. Whether it’s drinks on a patio, buying fresh local produce, planning a staycation, dining in, or ordering takeout – our Get Your Hands on Local page has you covered! Check it out to see how you can support local in any way you desire.