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!
$14./adult and $7./child under 12 Corn on the cob aplenty and a selection of seasonal home-made salads from the Farm’s own garden, homemade gingerbread cookies and beverages (served in the farmyard/shelter provided). Everything fresh, local and delicious! Live musical entertainment.
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!