July 19th: Cumberland County Field Trip
July 19th at 11:30 am: Advocate Harbour — visit Canaqua Seafoods Limited,
followed by lunch, family-style, at Wild Caraway Restaurant and Cafe
after lunch: visit Broadfork Farm in River Hebert East
Canaqua supplies three species of finfish (Atlantic salmon, Atlantic halibut and Arctic char) raised in land-based, closed-containment, marine (full salinity from seawater wells) facilities, now under transitional organic management.
Chefs Andrew Aitken and Sarah Griebel are the owners of Wild Caraway in Advocate Harbour. They are both Slow Food members and have been part of the team of chefs producing the food at our Spring Supper for the last two years.
Shannon Jones and Bryan Dyck, of Broadfork Farm, produce organic vegetables and cut flowers. Shannon and Bryan are active as young farmers in the National Farmers Union.
Cash or Cheque only, at the event.
(Please try to give a few days notice if something comes up
and you can’t come.)
RSVP (by July 13)
Maximum: 35 people
Getting there (and back):
- Halifax to Advocate Harbour (via Parrsboro): 3 h
- Advocate Harbour to River Hebert / Broadfork: 50 min
- Broadfork to Amherst: 20 min
- Amherst to Halifax: 2 h 5 min