Category Archives: Markets

four new goals

It’s past the middle of the year now and I’m ready to ditch my first four simple goals and call them done. And, I’m ready to make four new goals! First, an catch-up and an update: Catch-up: This is the post … Continue reading

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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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