We’re getting closer! The Farm Museum will open in the coming weeks. What will that look like for us this year? We are reviewing the recommendations for museums and archives, as well as parks and outdoor recreation, and of course food service. There are lots of details to be worked out. Here is what we know so far: The Farm will open with a reduced season, days and hours. Exterior spaces only will be open initially; the grounds and gardens, pathways, pastures and wetland. There will be a limit to the total number of people on site at one time, as well as in certain spaces. Fewer animals will be joining us this year. The Rose and Kettle Tearoom will be offering a limited take out menu only. The gift shop will remain closed for … Read More →

Farm Reopening Plans

With the recent announcement from the province of N.S. regarding the re-opening of businesses and organizations, we are busy developing a plan for what that will look like for us. We will be announcing our re-opening plan soon, so stay tuned for more information. Thank you to all who have supported us these past months, we are so encouraged by your kind words, shares, and donations. We can’t wait to welcome you all to the Farm once again! Psst… Our 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser has reached $10,000! Help us get to $50,000 by purchasing your tickets here: Read More →


With the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Farm Camp program for the Summer of 2020. We will greatly miss our Farm Camp kids, and hope we will be able to resume this program next season. Thank you to all who have supported this program to date. Read More →

Rose and Kettle gift certificates now available ONLINE!

Thanks to Snapd, we now have gift certificates to the Rose and Kettle Tearoom (& gift store) available through Snapd Tix. 100% of Tearoom proceeds go back into our heritage buildings, collections, grounds, and programs. We can’t wait to see you again at the Rose and Kettle Tearoom! A special thank you to our friends at Snapd Dartmouth for this supportive initiative! Read More →

Farm Camp Registration

Although we are still hopeful that Farm Camp will go ahead this season, we are postponing registration to June 1, 2020. Thank you for your understanding! Read More →