Batten down the hatches! (Closed Sept. 16-17)

We’re battening down the hatches, We’re double checking latches, and the sheep got all their scratches. A storm is brewing, but the tearoom isn’t. The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum and the Rose and Kettle Tearoom will be closed Saturday and Sunday (16th & 17th of September) for the impending storm. Did you … Read More →

Spring Raffle

Spring has sprung! How would you like to win a one-of-a-kind garden sculpture with hanging flower baskets?! This piece is sure to add some heritage charm and a pop of colour to your yard! Hand-forged by our blacksmith Kevin Thomas, this unique piece was crafted from a repurposed wagon wheel, and repurposed whiffle tree, and adorned with 2 metal and organic coconut-husk flowering baskets! Read More →

We are Hiring!

The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum has a small permanent staff and relies heavily on volunteers to support areas of the museum, year round.  During the operational season, from May through October, and occasionally off-season, we are joined by seasonal staff working in a variety of functions, from exhibits and archives to retail and marketing, to gardening and grounds keeping.  To learn more about the employment opportunities available, please visit here.  Read More →

The Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society is awarded The John Bragg Award!

We have some very exciting news to share! We (The Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society) were one of three organizations chosen to receive The John Bragg Award of $50,000! The John Bragg Award empowers communities to share the stories of inspiring people who have shaped Atlantic Canadian history and society. The Rosemary Eaton Legacy Project, supported by the River Philip Foundation, will include the installation of an outdoor classroom and art installation along the Farm Walk, inspired by Rosemary Eaton’s passion and advocacy for wetlands in Cole Harbour. We are thrilled to be one of the recipients of the John Bragg Award, and can’t wait to share the Rosemary … Read More →

Annual General Meeting 2023

Join us for the Annual General Meeting of the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society! Taking place both virtually via Zoom AND in-person at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum on Tuesday, March 21st, from 7pm to 8pm. If you are attending the in-person meeting, consider joining us starting at 6pm for refreshments, and to meet and chat with the board and staff! The Zoom link will be sent out to members on Reports: AGM Agenda 2023 Chair of the Board of Director’s Report Read More →