Our clients are growing agriculture in Nova Scotia.
There’s no end to the different ways that our clients have put Farm Loan Board products to work. Whether the start of a new operation, expansion of farming program, bringing in new technology, or innovation in value-add products, our clients have turned their ambitions and aspirations into concrete growth and improvement. You can learn more about our clients’ projects, and how the Loan Board helped with their growth, by exploring their stories below.
Clients & News
Full Story: Nova Scotia Farm is Gardening Powerhouse for Loblaws and Home Depot
If you buy garden plants at any Loblaws or Home Depot store in the Maritimes, those plants were grown on a seven-acre farm in Brookfield, Nova Scotia. Forest Glen Greenhouses, run by Judy Thompson with her daughter Megan […]
Full Story: Looking for an Opportunity to Serve Your Community?
Join us Serving on our Board of Directors is a great way to represent your community and share your knowledge and expertise of local agriculture or the agri-food business while supporting Agriculture in Nova Scotia. Our Board is […]
Full Story: Fifth Generation Farm Built to Last Another Five
You have to wonder if Shippy Spurr knew what he was getting his family into when cultivating his 62 acres in 1875, a farm whose humble beginnings can be traced back to a couple apple trees, today spanning […]
Full Story: Grand Pré Herb Garden a Sensory Delight
It wasn’t enough that her garden was fruitful, turning out the raw ingredients for vinegars, wines, jellies and jams; it needed also to be a destination, a place not only to patronize, but to lose yourself. “I came […]
Full Story: Bringing Good Drink and Tuscan Taste to Windsor
Only ten years ago, in the shadow of Martock Mountain and surrounded on all sides by an apple orchard, there stood a few empty acres on which Glenn Dodge conceived an empire of grapes. Today, these ten acres […]
Full Story: Farm Loan Board helping Nova Scotia farmer grow produce year-round
The den Haan family has been producing fresh, greenhouse-grown produce for Atlantic Canada families ever since Dutch immigrant Jac den Haan founded den Haan’s Greenhouses in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley in 1963. Three generations in and Jac’s grandson […]