This season's box is inspired by a fall harvest picnic!
There is a certain beauty in cooler days, the changing leaves, and the earthy tones that Fall brings in Nova Scotia. The golden light and crisp-yet-somehow-warm air signals a time of comfort and preparation for the winter ahead.
Each item was carefully selected from partners who are not only talented, but also care about their community and the environment!
Beezy Wrap - Re-usable Beeswax Food Wrap (Elmsdale)
Beezy Wrap® is a reusable beeswax wrap that can be used over and over again! Their wraps are made from a unique blend of natural and sustainable ingredients, Beezy Wrap® will replace your throw-away single-use plastic wrap & baggies. Beezy Wrap® beeswax wraps are environmentally friendly, non-toxic, biodegradable and sustainable; made from 100% cotton or organic cotton fabric, local beeswax, organic jojoba oil, cinnamon oil and tree resin.
Beeswax wraps protect food from air and moisture keeping food fresh longer. Great for storing leftover food in the fridge. Eco Friendly and Zero Waste.
Ednaturals Jive Berry - Natural Blueberry Bar (Halifax)
In late 2016, Edgar Sosa and his wife Lety were expecting their first child. When they both learned they were at risk of diabetes, Edgar asked “how can I help my wife to eat healthy, nutritious and tasty snacks?” Edgar knew from his studies in health sciences that medicinal plants were a good option. After searching for the most nutritious plant known, he found “the Miracle Tree” - Moringa. This leafy tree has been used by ancient societies (Roman, Greek, Egyptian, and Indian) for thousands of years. Its leaves have have been used for treatment of diseases such as arthritis, hypertension, and diabetes.
After perfecting their recipe for a healthy nutrition bar using moringa - Ednaturals was born! Ednaturals is on a journey to help other people eat healthy, nutritious and tasty snacks anywhere, anytime.
My HOME Apparel - Nova Scotia Tartan Fleece Blanket (Truro)
My HOME Apparel feels passionate about providing high quality apparel that you can wash and wear over and over again! 100% of their shirts are printed in Nova Scotia, and 75% of their products are made in Canada and then shipped all over the world from their store in Truro. In addition to being a wonderful local company, 5% of all profits are donated back to initiatives to end homelessness in Canada!
Acadian Maple Products - Pure Nova Scotia Maple Syrup (Tantallon)
Acadian Maple Products is a family owned and operated business located in Upper Tantallon. Involved in the maple industry in Nova Scotia for over 30 years, Acadian Maple is the largest purchaser and processor of Nova Scotia produced maple syrup. Exporting to markets worldwide, and constantly developing new products, Acadian Maple continues to grow with their agri-tourism center and retail shop seeing in excess of 30,000 visitors a year.
Did you know that maple syrup is world renowned as a healthy (and vegan) sweetener and is a great alternative to honey and processed sugars?!
Cosman & Whidden - Pure Honey (Greenwich)
Owned by Tom Cosman and Mary Ann Whidden, Cosman & Whidden bee farm began as a small sideline pursuit in 1979 with two beehives and a passion for bees. Gradually they increased their colonies and since 1990 they have made their entire livelihood from beekeeping. Cosman & Whidden now manage over 2,000 honeybee colonies with the help of their children Simon, Ivan and Abby. Their farm is located near Wolfville at 9925 Highway #1, Greenwich where their store front is open 7 days a week year round.
New Scotland Candle Co.- Annapolis Apple Pie Candle (Port Williams)