Final Fundy Geological Museum Farmers’ Market of 2013 season held
© Jamie Heap-Cumberlandnewsnow.com
Dennis Babineau of Parrsboro holds two of many concentrated food preserves that he sold at the final Fundy Geological Museum Farmers' Market of the season this past Saturday. Along with his wife Donna, Dennis has owned and operated the small Nova Scotia Cascade Valley business, that specializes in bottled jams, jellies and syrups, for the past eight years. The FGM’s annual Christmas Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 7.
PARRSBORO-A handful of vendors were on hand Saturday at the Fundy Geological Museum (FGM) for the museum’s final Farmers’ Market of the season.
One vendor was Dennis Babineau of Parrsboro. Along with his wife Donna, Dennis has owned and operated the small Nova Scotia Cascade Valley business, that specializes in bottled jams, jellies and syrups, for the past eight years or so.
“My wife does all of the bottling,” stated Babineau. “She buys all of the lids, jam bottles and supplies at Walmart,” he added. “For us, this is more of a social thing.”
Among the reasonably priced food products that Babineau sold this past Saturday included such jams as strawberry, blueberry, elderberry, raspberry and marmalade; such jellies as blueberry, crab apple and strawberry rhubarb; honey; blueberry juice, notwithstanding such syrups as blueberry, raspberry and elderberry.
In addition to Nova Scotia Cascade Valley, Chocolates N' More (Darlene Maxwell, River Hebert); Angela Proctor (Strathcona) and Mary Kingan sold such items as chocolates; homemade bread/cow pies and handmade woven crafts respectively.
Inside the FGM gift shop, some of Kingan’s seashell art work is available for sale.
Michael and Judy Gee of Parrsboro sold a wide variety of fresh garden vegetables grown in Westbrook while Mandy MacAleese of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia (Miss Beans Couture) sold different types of handmade hair accessories for girls.
The FGM’s annual Christmas Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 7.