This following article was published in today’s Truro Daily News:
“The Truro Farmers’ Market is hosting a special picnic tomorrow focusing on local food and on-site meals.
The market will offer a Select Nova Scotia IncrEDIBLE Picnic. The local initiative, to be held between 2 and 6 p.m. beside the old fire hall on Young and Prince streets, is one of 12 incrEDIBLE picnics this summer throughout the province.
The market’s acting manager, Jamey Coughlin, said it’s important to focus on local food and food production.
“It gets products to people that aren’t available in large stores,” said Coughlin. “And it supports the community and helps people get to know their local community.”
Coughlin anticipates there will be 24 vendors and exhibitors participating in the incrEDIBLE picnic.
The event will feature a free pig roast, corn boil and blueberry desserts prepared by chef Dennis Pierce of Bistro 22 in Truro.
In addition to the regular Wednesday vegetable, baked good, jewellery, preserves, plant and coffee vendors, the picnic will feature special guests. Ironworks Distillery from Lunenburg will be selling and sampling its Nova Scotia made spirits and rums and Rolling Bricks Wood-Fired Pizza from Antigonish will showcase its trailer-mounted oven.
Information workshops will also be available on topics such as fall perennial planting, grass-fed livestock and organic production.
A picnic wouldn’t be complete without music. Tomorrow’s festivities will also go hand-in-hand with a concert by Stewiacke area singer-songwriter-farmer Keith Mullens. And the children will have lots to do as well. A bouncy train and petting zoo, including ponies, a kissing llama and a pig, will also be on site. “
We’ll be having dinner at the market!! Hope to see you there!