What’s Cooking: March 3 – 10

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There are so many fun things happening in our province! From maple season activities and spring break plans, keep reading to see what’s cooking in Nova Scotia. Plus, try out this week’s featured recipe for a sweet & savoury breakfast.

Sugar Moon Farm

It’s maple season! Sugar Moon Farm is now taking bookings for their Maple Magic Package. This package includes the Sugar Moon Classic brunch, sugar on snow, maple shopping and a maple tour! Available weekends from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m. Visit their website for more information and bookings.

Benjamin Bridge

In need of some spring break plans? Check out Benjamin Bridge! They’re currently offering vineyard walks with wine, a Classic Tasting & Light Bites, their heated wine terrace and more. Their outdoor skating rink is also still open for two more weeks. For more information visit their website.

Dine Around

Didn’t get the chance to enjoy dine around last month? Don’t fret! Many restaurants have extended their Dine Around menus for the whole month of March! Many of our members such as Waterfront Warehouse, The Canteen, 2 Doors Down (Halifax and Dartmouth), Brooklyn Warehouse, and many more will be participating.

Fundraising Film & Dinner

Several Nova Scotia wineries will be featured during Devour & TapRoot Farms’ Film & Fundraiser on March 5. The event benefits those who identify as food insecure through TapRoot’s Sunday Donation Food Boxes. This six course meal will be paired with fantastic local wines from Blomidon Estate Winery, Grand Pré Wines, Planters Ridge Winery and Lighfoot & Wolfville Vineyards and food from Devour’s Chef Michael Howell. Buy your tickets here.

Chain Yard Cider

The newest addition to the Chain Yard Cider family! Kiwi Be Friends is a lively mingling of Northern Spy, McIntosh and Jonagold apples fermented on Osceola Muscat grape skins from Luckett Vineyards. The cider features peach and apricot notes with bright hop aromatics and fresh arctic kiwi to form this spirited, easy drinking, dry cider. Get your hands on this delightfully new cider by visiting their retail shop or by ordering online.

March Break Plans

March Break is just around the corner! Need some ideas? Check out our Local Guide to March Break blog to help plan out a fun & exciting break with the family!

Feature Recipe: Maple Bacon Crêpes

What a way to start the day! Enjoy the sweetness of local bacon and sausages, with hints of maple syrup and seasoned potatoes in this outstanding Maple Bacon Crêpes recipe.

Grocery List

grocery list for the week of March 3 - 10

Get local bacon and sausage from Meadowbrook Meat MarketThe Pork Shop
Get local maple Syrup from Acadian Maple Products, Sugar Moon Farm
Get local milk from Fox Hill Cheese House, Masstown Creamery
Get local produce from Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

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