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Where to Shop Farm-to-Table in Musquodoboit Valley

Par Discover Halifax/

Great Taste of Canada

Musquodoboit Valley is an idyllic rural region with stunning natural beauty. Among the dense forests, sparkling lakes, and winding rivers are an abundance of family-owned farms and local markets. The valley's rolling hills create a peaceful pastoral setting, perfect for a relaxing day shopping for local products at farms and markets, about an hour's drive from downtown Halifax.

Farm Fresh Products

Discover these delightful stops for farm fresh products you won't soon forget. 

Hudson's Honeyberries

Cole Rd, Meaghers Grant, NS.

This charming hobby farm offers U-Pick haskap berries in the late spring and early summer months. Haskap juice, jam, and antioxidant powder are available for sale on the farm.   

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 45 minutes
Where to buy: Directly from the farm 

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Snowy River Farms

15439 NS-224, Cooks Brook, NS

Snowy River Farm provides pasture-raised products grown in a caring and ecologically friendly manner. Organic, non-GMO vegetables, eggs and more are available for sale directly from the farm anytime Friday through Sunday, or order delivery through their website.  

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 50 minutes 
Where to buy: Directly from the farm

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Just Bloom Flower Farm

6683 Route 357, Middle Musquodoboit, NS

This small-scale, family-owned flower and dairy farm offers unique, seasonal flowers grown in a picturesque country setting. The U-pick flower gardens are open by appointment during the summer months. Check out interesting workshops in the cooler months for seed-starting and wreath-making.  

Distance from Downtown Halifax:  55 minutes 
Where to buy: Directly from the farm (appointment only)

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Witch Haven Farm

Lemmon Hill, Upper Musquodoboit, NS

A family-owned farm offering local products and produce, such as free-range eggs, maple syrup, berries, honey, and veggies. The owners are knowledgeable, earth-loving farmers eager to share their years of farming stories and wisdom.

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hour 20 minutes
Where to buy: Directly from the farm 

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Snails Pace Gardens

Middle Musquodboit, NS 

A modest vegetable farm offering seasonal fresh produce and honey. Yellow beans, green beans, garlic, carrots, turnip, potatoes, zucchini, squash, honey and more for sale right from the farm gate (look for the sign at the bottom of the driveaway). Open Fridays and Saturdays. Find their products at the Musquodoboit Harbour Farmer’s Market each Sunday!

Distance from Downtown Halifax: ~1 hour
Where to buy: Directly from the farm (Fri, Sat) and the Musquodoboit Harbour Farmer’s Market (Sun)

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Maple River Farm

180 Highway 336, Upper Musquodoboit, NS

Maple River Farm is a small llama farm focused on producing quality llama wool and fertilizer products. Llama yarn is known for being hypoallergenic as well as extraordinarily soft and warm. Each pack of yarn varies slightly in colour, from buttery, rich browns to creamy pale ivories. Purchase a llama product at Halifax Seed Company and other locations across Nova Scotia, or order online.

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hour 15 minutes
Where to buy: Halifax Seed Company

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The Farm Bakery at Lyndsay Lake Farms

211 Lindsay Lake Rd, Middle Musquodoboit, NS

Indulge your sweet tooth with a variety of seasonal baked goods available from the Farm Bakery at Lindsay Lake Farms, including fresh artisan bread made with wild blueberries, baguettes, macarons, and more. Order ahead for pickup at the farm. Find their freshly baked goods at the Musquodoboit Harbour Farmer’s Market each Sunday. 

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hr 10 minutes
Where to buy: Directly from the farm (if ordered ahead) or Musquodoboit Harbour Farmer’s Market 

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Markets & Restaurants

Sandwiches, fruits and baked goods await you! 

Golden Valley Market

96 Elm Dr, Middle Musquodoboit, NS

Explore a small-town grocery market offering local produce, grocery items, and local artwork. Everything from locally sourced honey and maple syrup to fresh strawberries and squash is available here.

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hour  

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Barefoot Farmers' Association

A collective of small farms that offer seasonal delivery boxes full of local produce, eggs, and baked goods. Tourists and locals can explore this week’s menu on the Barefoot Farmer’s Association Facebook Menu Club group. They even deliver to AirBnbs! 

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Reid's Restaurant & Bakery

105 Elm St, Middle Musquodoboit, NS

A family-owned restaurant and bakery offering breakfast, lunch and supper as well as fresh baked goods daily. Reid’s is known for their date squares, brown bread, and cinnamon buns, baked fresh every day (except Wednesdays).

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hour 

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Where to Stay

Lindsay Lake Country Estate Farms & Lodge

A luxury farm stay getaway perfect for those seeking an authentic taste of farm life or who are looking to indulge in some rest and relaxation. Guests have exclusive access to the pristine and private Lindsay Lake, which is crystal clear and surrounded by dense forest. Explore the farm and countryside by hiking, canoeing, fishing, or simply lounging on the shore of the lake. You’ll have the opportunity to spot local wildlife, including white-tailed deer, beavers, and loons, all while enjoying the peace and quiet of a private retreat.

Distance from Downtown Halifax: 1 hr 10 minutes
Address: 211 Lindsay Lake Rd, Middle Musquodoboit, NS

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