What’s Cooking in Nova Scotia June 14 – 21, 2016

This week treat dad, enjoy a food truck rally, and relax with some wine – summer is almost here! Here’s what’s cooking in Nova Scotia:

Bulwark Cider

June 16 – Food Truck Party

Halifax has food trucks a plenty, and only at this event will you find them all in one place!  Taste MembersGarrison Brewing CompanyKitchen Door Catering Co.Heartwood Restaurant, and Bulwark CiderGood Cheer Trail participants Good Robot Brewing Co. and Gahan House Halifax will also be participating. Tickets: $2 at the gate More Info: Halifax Food Truck Party.

Good Cheer Trail - Big Spruce

June 18 – Cooking with Beer

Give dad the day off from BBQ duty and send him to cooking school where he’ll enjoy treats like Big Spruce Brewing Oatmeal Stout Bacon Dip. This two hour class offered by Kitchen Door Catering Co.  features beer and tasty local food. More Info: Kitchen Door Catering Co. Tickets: (902) 832-5213

13411950_1211338488885299_6241923266774461327_oJune 18- Summer Solstice Festival

Celebrate the summer with wine, music and delicious food. Jost Vineyards welcomes you to their patio vineyard this weekend for a celebration of the coming summer solstice. We hope there’ll be sun, but if not there’s great wine!  Tickets: Free More Info: Jost Summer Solstice Festival.


June 19 – Bees & Vines Sunday

Planter’s Ridge Winery will be buzzing Sunday with not bees, but honey! Activities for the kids, and honey wine for the adults it’s sure to be a hit for everyone. Food pairings and educational sessions will complete this event thats not to “bee” missed. Cost: $15 a person, free under 19 Tickets & Info: Bees & Vines at Planter’s Ridge.


June 19- Vino and Vinyasa at Gaspereau Vineyards

The beauty of the vineyard paired with the pleasures of yoga will make your day this weekend at Gaspereau Vineyards. Most activities are best paired with wine, and Gaspereau’s wines will surely hit the spot. Other Vino and Vinyasa Locations: Vino and Vinyasa 2016 Reserve your mat: Gaspereau Vineyards-Vino and Vinyasa.

Save the date!

June 25 – Haskap Open Day 

Tour the fields and learn all the haskap berry has to offer! Taste some delicious haskap ice cream and other products by haskapa Haskap Berry Products. This event is free. More Info: Haskap Open Day 

July 2- Legacy Workshop 

Always wanted to brew your own whiskey? @Caldera Distilling Inc. are masters and they’re going to help you brew. From the crop to cultivation to distilling you will be involved in every step of making your own whiskey. Tickets: Caldera Legacy Workshop.

July 6- Chef’s Table 

Agricola Street Brasserie has launched their chef’s table, featuring a six course meal cooked at the kitchen counter this opportunity is not to be missed. Tickets: Chef’s Table at The Kitchen Counter.

July 10 – Yoga & Wine

Dust off that yoga mat! Try some delicious Nova Scotia wines and practice your yoga poses. Join Sainte-Famille Wines for Vino and Vinyasa or visit Planter’s Ridge Winery for Vino & Vinyasa on the estate.

August Events:
The brews will be flowing August 5th and 6th at the Halifax Seaport BeerFest. Celebrating ten years of beer this year is one not to miss. More Info & TicketsSeaport BeerFest.

June 30- Chaine des Rotisseurs 

Fundraiser dinner at NSCC’s “Fresh Twenty-One” Menu: Roast pig, brochettes of variety and various cocktails. All funds raised will be going to support Culinary National Junior Championships in Vancouver, BC. Tickets: $75 Reserve Yours: Fundraising Event for Nationals.

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