Terra Beata Cranberry Farm is the outcome of husband and wife duo, Evelyn and David, taking a chance on buying a piece of land across from their picturesque yellow house in Lunenburg County. Fourteen years later, their farm and processing facility is a great example of how two passionate people, along with their dedicated staff, can produce quality cranberry products.
Tagged: Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet
Byon October 3, 2012
Byon May 24, 2012
Blog By: Jessie Harrold
Just past the Whirligig Factory and a few minutes shy of Mahone Bay, there is a two-storey cedar shake house with a red door and a pergola abutting its left side. I turn down the volume on the radio, touch the brakes and peer closely – the sign on the door confirms I’ve found the correct location. The warm smell of dough and spice that greets me when the red door opens reaffirms: I have arrived at the converted schoolhouse where Aidan Brunn and Jen Laughlin pour their passion and dedication into owning and operating Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet. more…
Byon April 26, 2012
Ever since I moved to Halifax over a decade ago, the Halifax Farmers’ Market has held a special place in my heart. Then, it was about getting lost in the corridors of the old brewery and looking for a late morning breakfast to take the edge off of the…dehydration…that I sometimes suffered on Saturday mornings.
Now, I show up a few hours earlier than I used to, buckle Ada into her baby carrier and wander through the new Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market. One thing that the market has always nurtured for me is a sense of connection. The market is like my Cheers – I almost always run into someone I know, and most of my favourite vendors know me.
Lately, as I’ve tried more and more to use local ingredients in my cooking, I feel connected to the seasons when I head to the market. There’s something kind of wonderful about knowing when the first fiddleheads are harvested, or when it is time for roasted Brussels sprouts to become a more regular part of our dinner menus. more…