Join the team making real growth happen.

Perennia Food and Agriculture Corporation is Nova Scotia’s development agency focusing on the food sector. Our mission is to support success, transformation and economic development in Nova Scotia’s agriculture, seafood, cannabis, and food and beverage sectors. That means our team of bright, engaged specialists are always learning, always evolving, and always ready to take on a new challenge. So, what are you waiting for? Come grow with us.


Perennia is always looking for talented folks. If you are interested in sharing your resume for openings that might become available, please send it with a short note.

  • Mobile Beverage Equipment Technician:Operator (Application Deadline January 16, 2023)
    We are looking for a positive and adaptable individual who has excellent technical equipment skills and a problem-solving mindset to be trained to work as part of the team operating our mobile bottling and filtration equipment for the province’s wine and spirit industries.
  • Viticulture Specialist (Application Deadline January 30, 2023)
    Perennia is looking for a highly capable Viticulture Specialist to grow the wine-grape industry in Nova Scotia. As a key member of our team, you will provide specialized production advice and expert guidance to wine-grape growers across the province.
  • Summer Research Assistant Kentville (Application Deadline February 3, 2023)
    This position will help implement and complete various on-farm research projects that are designed to increase efficiency and demonstrate innovative practices on farm.
  • Summer Research Assistant Bible Hill (Application Deadline February 3, 2023)
    This position will help implement and complete various on-farm research projects that are designed to increase efficiency and demonstrate innovative practices on farm.
  • Molecular Biology and Agricultural Sciences Co-op Student (Application Deadline February 3, 2023)
    Perennia’s Plant Health Lab based out of Acadia University’s David Huestis Innovation Pavilion is seeking a Molecular Biology and Agricultural Sciences Co-op student to support the Lab and our Field Services team.

What’s working at Perennia like?
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Perennia would like to wish our friends in LFA 33 and 34 a safe and prosperous lobster season!

📍Manager of Seafood Ashley Sprague and Innovation Project Coordinator got to see this lovely lobster trap tree in North Sydney, Cape Breton this week. #PerenniADayInTheLife

If you're at the Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia's AGM and Tradeshow, make sure to stop by Perennia's booth and say hi to our team members! Pictured is Agricultural Research Technician Sarah Schaefer ready to talk all things wild blueberries!💙#PerenniADayInTheLife #WBPANS ...

Perennia’s Wild Blueberry Specialist, Hugh Lyu, was featured in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture e-news! Hugh shares his experience at school and where his passion for agriculture (and wild blueberries!) comes from. We’re very proud to have Hugh as a member of the Perennia team! Read the full piece at the link in our bio!


Ashley Sprague, Perennia's Manager of Seafood, and Hubert Nicholas, Director of Fisheries at Membertou First Nation, are attending the Seal Summit in St John's, Newfoundland this week. They are pictured with Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Joyce Murray.

Perennia is working with Membertou First Nation to develop a full-utilization commercial seal industry that addresses the substantial impacts of grey seal predation on wild commercial fish stocks. For more information, read Perennia's 2021-22 Annual Report at the link in our bio.