We’re taking a divide into one of Nova Scotia Local breweries, Saltbox Brewing Company, and connecting their Balsam Blue beer and the Christmas Tree Industry. This interview with Andrew Tanner teaches us about Saltbox, how the beer is made, and the connection of local products to the industry!
In the October Lunchbreak Session, Shaun Scott and Jackie MacDonald, from Scott & Stewart Forestry, help us learn about starting fir seedlings on a small scale. With the demand for fir seedlings high and raising, this session will help new and experienced growers with the short supply and development within their business.
Lienna Hoeg, Research Technician, teaches us some simple steps to ensure safety with loading Christmas Trees in the busiest of seasons!
In this Lunchbreak Session, the Resource Assistant from CTCNS, Gillian Blackburn, discusses what is marketing, how it’s used in agriculture, and how Christmas tree producers can start up and monitor their own marketing plan!
In the August 2021 Perennia Virtual Field Day, CTCNS and the Christmas tree industry includes a video on the Christmas tree industry, the current research projects, and visuals on the projects themselves. Included in the video, Andrew Schofield, Jay Woodworth, and more team members share the technical aspects and current undergoing’s of the project! If […]
Local Christmas Tree History in Nova Scotia – Interview with John & Jeanette Reeves and Marty Murphy
In this episode, John & Jeanette Reeves and Marty Murphy discuss the local history of the Christmas tree industry in Nova Scotia!
Marty Murphy from New Ross, NS, takes us through where the tradition of the Christmas tree started, the industry history, and when our tricks-of-the-trade came into play! Check out the next episode of Real Trees, Real Talk where we explore Nova Scotian Christmas tree history as well!
Women in Agriculture/Christmas Tree Industry – Interviews with Jackie MacDonald, Lienna Hoeg, Jeanette Reeves
In this episode, we talk to Lienna Hoeg, the Research Technician with CTCNS, Jackie MacDonald, the Nursery Manager with Scott & Stewart Forestry Consultants Ltd., and Jeanette Reeves with J&M Reeves Christmas Greens Ltd. about their experiences in agriculture!
On this episode of Real Trees, Real Talk, we interview Jackie MacDonald and Shaun Scott, from Scott & Stewart Forestry Consultants Ltd. They tell us what they do at Scott & Stewart, the process of raising balsam fir trees, and the planting process! Check it out to see where you can start your Christmas tree […]
Ruby’s Trail and Travelling Rocks & Trail Development in Christmas Tree Lots – Interview with Marty Murphy & Gordon Tate
Starting the 2021 podcast season with an inspiring story, we interviewed Marty Murphy, who created Ruby’s Trail and Travelling Rock with his wife, Wanda, in New Ross, Nova Scotia. We also interview Gordon Tate, the Active Living Coordinator for the Municipality of Chester, on how other Christmas Tree Producers and lot owners can become part […]