LATEST PERENNIA NEWS
You're invited to attend one of our upcoming workshop "Idea to Market - A Success Map for New Food Product Development." Join Gary Morton of Morton Horticultural Associates for this one-day workshop designed to be your blueprint and success map to break new food product development down to the essential steps and lay it all out from the ideation stage to viable business. These workshops will be hosted in different locations across Nova Scotia. Visit our website to register! #nsperennia ow.ly/qlcS50ysNVD ... See MoreSee Less
This past week, Nesli attended the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention as a guest speaker. During her presentation, she talked about winemaking in Nova Scotia, outlining opportunities and challenges in wine industry for local conditions of the province. #nsperennia ... See MoreSee Less
Michelle and Rachel went on location at Efficiency Nova Scotia recording the next episode of the Orchard Outlook! Stay tuned for the release of this episode coming soon! #nsperennia #orchardoutlook ... See MoreSee Less
Jen and Rosy are attending the Ontario fruit and vegetable convention this week in Niagara Falls. Growers from across Canada - including NS are in attendance. Crop Pest management, marketing, and innovation are just a handful of topics being covered. #nsperennia #nsagriculture ... See MoreSee Less
Christmas Tree Specialist, Jay Woodworth visited a NS plantation. Most of Nova Scotia’s Christmas trees are grown via natural regeneration so seeing this plantation style is a bit different, though it’s common in the states. These trees are balsam fir, which is the main species produced in NS. Our Christmas Tree Specialist is funded by the Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia. ... See MoreSee Less
The tree fruit industry in Nova Scotia again had great participation at the International Fruit Tree Association annual conference. Just look at these 10 participants! Also congratulations to Cassian Ferlatte, Ryan Fuller and Jeffrey Walsh for being recipients of the 2020 IFTA Young Professional Scholarships! These young growers were awarded 3 out of 9 young professional scholarships at this international conference and certainly made Nova Scotia proud. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations Jeff and Cass great job . So very proud of you two.
Join us for our FREE webinar session "Food Safety Success Getting Started," on Thursday, February 20, at 2:00 PM. As part of our "Take Your Product to Market" webinar series, you'll hear from Quality and Food Safety Specialist Elaine Grant as she discusses the steps to producing a safe, quality product! Register today! ow.ly/m6pT50ypAhP ... See MoreSee Less
Claytonia, a superstar for winter production! Sweet, nutty flavor, delicious in a smoothie, and easy to grow. $2,500 gross on a 90’ bed. Great information and great turn out at the Perennia Winter Greens Production workshop in Berwick. Did you miss it? Stay tuned to Perennia’s YouTube channel! ow.ly/cLI450ypfW6 ... See MoreSee Less
Hope we have more sessions like this!
Who’s that bundled up and standing next to apple trees and experts? Our Tree Fruit Specialist, Michelle Cortens, is in Grand Rapids Michigan for the International Fruit Tree Association annual conference and tours! She has learned valuable information about weather tools and pruning techniques. ... See MoreSee Less
Follow real-time highlights on my twitter feed @nstreefruit. Today is all about precision fruit growth and crop load management. One of my favorites and so much great info!
A good turn out for our Getting Into the Weeds:Food Safety Success - Are You Ready? webinar with Perennia Food Safety Specialists Elaine Grant and Shelly MacDonald. Lots of growers logged on to find out more about the Safe Food for Canadians Act. ... See MoreSee Less