Farmer for a Day is a school program delivered by the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture for grade 3 students in the HRM. The Farm Museum will host this 3 day event for the 4th consecutive year in September 2015 , welcoming over 300 students for a very special agricultural experience. Farmer for a Day gives students from elementary schools in Halifax Regional Municipality a chance to explore traditional and modern-day farming through interactive activities and sessions with representatives from the agricultural sector.
Welcome To The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum
The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum is a community museum dedicated to preserving and interpreting Cole Harbour's agricultural past, and to developing an understanding of plants, animals and farming today. It is owned and operated by the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society, a registered charity which relies heavily on community support, volunteers and donations. ADMISSION IS BY DONATION so plan to come often and reconnect with your rural roots!
The Farm Museum has now closed for the 2015 season however remains open by appointment for research, resources and enquiries.
Giving Tuesday is an International Movement which promotes giving back to the community through charitable donations. Every year we take part, but this year we decided to add in a bit of fun! Come by the Rose & Kettle Tearoom with your donation and we’ll treat you to a Cream Tea for One (suggested minimum $10 donation) which includes a small pot of tea, one of our infamous scones, cream and homemade jam! There will also be an option to donate online, which we encourage. If you wish to do this, just print off the receipt of donation and bring it in on Tuesday to receive your Cream Tea. All donations must be made on Tuesday, December 1st to be Read More
Both heritage homes are filled with crafts and Christmas gift ideas, and a generous selection of home-baked treats are for sale at the Farm bake table (with baked goods provided by Society members and the Farm kitchen). Complimentary hot spiced cider and door prizes drawn!