Community suppers in schools, church basements and fire halls are a tradition in Nova Scotia. They bring neighbours together, raise funds for projects and serve delicious, home cooked food. Community suppers are also the perfect way to celebrate local food throughout the year. Check out the Select Nova Scotia Shop Local website which offers information about our farmers & food producers. Buy Local Eat Fresh. Visit the Wolfville Farmers Market
While in the area be sure and visit some of our local farms & shops who warmly welcome visitors.
Fox Hill Farm & Cheese House – Port Williams
Fox Hill Farm, a sixth generation family farm nestled in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, is home to Fox Hill Cheese House surrounded by lush fields and apple orchards and a spectacular view of Minas Basin and Cape Blomidon.
The farm specializes in aged and specialty cheddar, plain and herbed havarti and gouda, quark and quark dips, fresh curds, feta, Parmesran (a Parmesan style cheese), natural yogurt, and gelato. The retail area is highlighted with hand crafted post and beam features. You can watch the cheese making process unfold through a viewing window on cheese making days. You can also find specialty imported cheese and other specialty products Stop in for fresh bread delivered daily from Marie et Guy’s House Bread French Bakery, or pick up Meadowbrook Meat Market Smoked Sausages. Acadian Maple Products and Swissmar® and Zyliss® products. Admire the framed photography and cards by Ernest Cadegan and view a selection of books – children, cheese and cookbooks. Fox Hill Cheese House also sells chocolate specialties from Gourmandise Avenue. All Gourmandise Avenue products are made in the traditional French style using only the highest quality ingredients with no preservatives. Check out the assortment at Fox Hill Cheese House, especially at Easter and during the Christmas season.
Look for a great farm video on the website.
Foote Family Farm – Annapolis Valley
A beautiful farm set against the North Mountain in Woodville Kings County, Nova Scotia. Orchards with big, old trees as well as tidy rows of dwarf trees surround the 19th century farm house and barns. Come to get your honey and cider, pick some apples, visit the animals and picnic in the cherry orchard.
Honey bee on apple blossom Foote Family Farm is a family run farm. They grow apples, pears, plums, cherries and a small plot of raspberries. Apples are pressed on Fridays to produce fresh unpasteurized apple cider (no preservatives added) Beekeeping is a family tradition begun by George’s father Henry. They produce and sell honey products on the farm.
Noggins Farm Maze – Annapolis Valley
Open August 1st to November 1st. Daily 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. including weekends and holidays. Last admission 5:30 pm Flashlight maze every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights starting October 1st to October 30th 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Last admission to Flashlight maze 8:30 pm. Admission includes the corn maze, rope maze, duck races, washer toss game, puzzle mazes, the barnyard adventure area and a wagon ride (Friday, weekends and holidays).
For Bed & Breakfast reservations, please call Toll Free 1-888-763-3320 or Telephone 902-678-7827 use our convenient online form for enquiries.