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Feds invest in N.S. farmers market, wineries


November 16, 2010
By The Canadian Press

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November
15, 2010, Wolfville, NS – The federal government is pumping money into Nova
Scotia’s wineries and farmers market in Wolfville.

November
15, 2010, Wolfville, NS – The federal government is pumping money into Nova
Scotia’s wineries and farmers market in Wolfville.

The
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency issued a statement recently saying the
agency will hand $220,000 to the Winery Association of Nova Scotia.

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The
money, from the agency’s Innovative Communities Fund, is for development of a
marketing strategy.

Meanwhile,
the Wolfville farmers market will soon have a new, year-round home thanks to a
$250,000 federal investment.

The
money will be used to renovate the DeWolfe Building, a former apple warehouse.

Additional
funding for the project includes $245,000 from Nova Scotia’s Agriculture
Department
and $3,000 from the Town of Wolfville.


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