Slow Food Nova Scotia

Slow Food - Nova Scotia

Let's cook up a revolution together

We are Slow Food Northumberland Shore

Slow Food Northumberland Shore, established September 2010, is an actively growing convivium with members from the Nova Scotia counties of Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou and Antigonish.

To join, email Convivium Leader – Scott Whitelaw

Upcoming Activities/Events:

December 10th, 2013 Terra Madre Day (activity to be determined)


We`re also working on a number of other events and will list them as soon as they are finalized.


We welcome and encourage membership participation in all aspects of the Slow Food Northumberland Shore convivium activities.


Our founding members are:

Scott Whitelaw – Leader

Vivian Graham – Secretary

Bob Graham – Treasurer

Janet Baker

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Archived Events/Activities

July 3rd, 2011 A visit to Holdanca Farm #12628 Hwy.#6, Wallace, Cumberland County. John and Jane Duynisveld specialize in grass-raised and grass-finished pork, beef and poultry.  Tour the farm, learn about the art and science of raising grass-fed livestock and enjoy a convivial lunch prepared by Holdanca Farm and fellow Slow Food members. Meet at the farm 11 AM. Cost is $15 for Slow Food Members and $20 for non-Slow Food members. RSVP – Scott Whitelaw as soon as you can so we know how many people to prepare for!

September 18th, 2011 Harvest Lunch at Waldegrave Farm with Chefs Chris Aerni of Rossmount Inn, St. Andrews, N.B. and Slow Food Chef Craig Flinn  of Chives Canadian Bistro and Sean Gallagher of The Local Source.  Slow Food Northumberland Shore member Cammie Harbottle runs the vegetable gardens at Waldegrave and she will tour us around the farm.  We’re also planning to offer a special program for children at this event.  Exact timing and costs are still in the works.