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Immerse yourself in Herbal Hill Farm's tranquil setting on the slopes of the North Mountain. Explore diverse ecosystems, an old growth forest, plant identification, herbal tea making and sustainable living. Learn about organic gardening with a tour of 50 raised bed gardens brimming with vegetables and herbs. Enjoy a tea tasting activity using plants you will help gather and savour a locally-sourced afternoon tea and luncheon. A campfire honouring the four directions and a closing circle under the maple trees will leave you feeling rejuvenated, inspired, and connected to nature and your own nourished spirit.
Nourished By Nature: An Immersion in Plants, Tea, Gardens and Ecology
Robertsons Farm & Apothecary
Craft your very own winter tonic and botanical oil during this Soil to Soul guided workshop with owner Rachael. Explore Robertson’s Farm & Apothecary to learn about small-scale farming, harvest seasonal herbs for your creations, and meet the Highland cattle who nourish the soil and call the farm home!
Soil to Soul Workshop
Get to know Tipsy Toad Grove and their comical goats as they lead you on a guided tour of their small mixed working-farm in the Annapolis Valley. Enjoy a delicious farm-to-fork picnic with ingredients produced at the farm and take home your very own decorated “Adventure Walking Stick” to remember your visit!
The Great Goat Escape
A farm-to-fork adventure, exploring ethical growing practices and the journey from seed to table! Join local farmer Jeff McMahon and Chef Ian Thompson for a half-day outing, harvesting fresh ingredients and preparing a delicious meal over an open fire. Connect with others around a harvest table, discussing the importance of eating locally and seasonally, while savoring a family-style meal straight from the farm. Don't forget comfortable clothes, a hat, and sunscreen – and get ready to rediscover the good ole' days of farm-fresh cuisine.
Planting New Roots in the Annapolis Valley: A Guided Farm-to-Fork Culinary Experience
Two Birds One Stone Farm
Savour the season and its abundance overlooking the iconic Bay of Fundy with this guided, botanical-casting adventure at Two-Birds One Stone flower farm. Explore the gardens and working farm, harvest botanicals for your very own stone casting, and enjoy a seasonal lunch on-site before taking your masterpiece home with you.
Bay of Fundy Botanical Casting Adventure
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts
Begin your adventure around our welcome fire sipping some tea from our land. Then join our guides on a night hike or snowshoe through old growth Wabanaki forest along a trail lit with torches to lead the way. During your walk, notice how the light dances along the forest floor and connect to your senses as you interact with natural elements. Back inside at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, tap into new inspiration and be guided through a collective and connected charcoal drawing activity using our house-made charcoal. Afterwards, savour a communal Raclette dinner with a mix of European and local ingredients, as you explore the stunning nighttime landscape, unleash your creativity, and bond with fellow adventurers. Suitable for adults and children alike.
Forest Shadows and Light: A North Mountain Experience
An Acadian/Mi'kmaq heritage journey with herbalist Angie Oriana Jenkins. Explore four historic sites in the Grand Pre region and learn about culture through plant medicine and food remedies. Craft your own 'Evangeline Elixir' and connect with Angie's personal story. Reflect on your own heritage in this immersive cultural experience. Click to discover more.
Evangeline, Expulsions, Enchantment, & Elixirs
Wolfville Farmers' Market
Explore, Experience, Empower, Enjoy! Pjila’si, and welcome to the Wolfville Farmers’ Market, where you will immerse yourself in one of Nova Scotia’s most dynamic and innovative Farmers’ Markets! We invite you to join us on a guided and interactive experience, where you will connect with Farmers, Makers, Local Food, and our vibrant Market Community.
Rooted in Communities
Journey into the wild spaces of the Annapolis Valley during a 4.5-hour invitation of self-discovery and intimate relationship with nature. Connect with yourself and your surroundings through guided meditation, forest bathing, and mindfulness practices with Wil, your Nature and Forest Therapy Guide!
Deep Invitation in the Acadian Forest
Music In Communities Co-op
This experience offers a non-songwriters' group an immersive encounter with the sounds of nature on a deep-listening walk in the Wabanaki (Acadian) forest. Led by expert guides and songwriters, participants will have the opportunity to reflect, write, and make music out of their experience. The experience is open to everyone, including those with zero musical ability. Participants are encouraged to bring layered clothing, appropriate footwear, and their instrument if they play one.
Fundy Forest Songs
Step into the Acadian Forest and be immersed in nature’s healing and inspiring offerings on this 3.5-hour nature immersion. Connect with yourself and your surroundings through guided meditation, forest bathing, and mindfulness practices with Wil, your Nature and Forest Therapy Guide!
Nature Immersion in the Acadian Forest
Andrée-Anne Bédard, Herbalist
Discover the wonders of local plants under the guidance of clinical herbalist, Andrée-Anne Bédard. On this captivating forest adventure in Baxters Harbour, you will be initiated into the world of unique plants and their qualities, learn about traditional medicine, and experience herbal medicine-making in a cozy, off-grid cabin in the woods.
Medicine of the Acadian Forest
Let the Miniature Nubian goats of Tipsy Toad Grove show you the fields, forests, and other inhabitants of a sustainable working farm in the Annapolis Valley. Get to know owners Sue and Troy as they introduce you to the unique features of the farm and share their farming experiences.
South Mountain Goat Walks
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