Category Archives: Markets

Q+A with David Williams & Faith Dodd

Name: David Williams and Faith Dodd Age: 36 and 37 Hometown: Dave – born in Newfoundland and grew up in Clarenville, now calls Sydney (Westmount) home. Faith – born in Baddeck and grew up all over the place and now calls Sydney (Westmount) … Continue reading

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the market at the yacht club

I was sitting there, eating my lunch, when the folks sitting at the table with me starting singing a song in Gaelic. My Dad was eating samosas and mango lassi. I was eating German cheesecake. All around me there was … Continue reading

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Oh, OK, just one…

It seems that I just can’t stay away from you – “you” being the nebulous group of readers, the Internet in general, and my blog in specific. Having a little break is really good for my head, overall. It’s so … Continue reading

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Market day!

I had forgotten over the winter about the true joy that is a community farmers’ market, live and happening. You know, in community work and in conversation about the future of Cape Breton’s food sources, people talk a lot about … Continue reading

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give some lonesome veggies a good home

The community market in my hometown, Baddeck, is running a fun fundraiser this year – “Adopt-a-veggie!” Here are the details from their press materials. (I think I’m going to start with a radish and work my way up to a … Continue reading

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Weekly Link Round-up

This week the Dream Big Facebook group was fairly active, with group members sharing links to various things happening in Cape Breton. Once a week I try and round up these links in a list here on the blog. The … Continue reading

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