Where to Buy & Friends of BCR

Celebrating 25 years of carefully collecting, composting and marketing seaweed, a Nova Scotia sustainable resource -time tested and valued by coastal dwellers world wide.

The garlic is in the ground. Bags of Storm-cast are ready for 2018 deliveries and markets. Give a call to drop in or email to arrange to meet us for your Storm-cast. Bob & Betsy spent three days at ACORN 2017 in Truro and came home with refreshed farm and garden enthusiasm. We are updating our April – July Markets, Seedy Saturdays, Garden Club meetings, deliveries and shops to retail Stom-cast. Contact us to get on the list or to share ideas. 

 Upcoming Events


      April 20th: Saltscapes Expo, Friday 12:00 – 9

      April 21st: Halifax District NSAGC, Lake Echo

      April 28th: Wolfville Farmers’ Market, 8:30 – 1

      May 2nd: Cruise Marketplace, Shelburne Guild Hall (rain space Osprey Centre) 9-5.

       May 4 – 6: The South Shore Expo at Queens Place Emera Centre We will not have a booth this year but certainly will be checking it out.

      May 12th: Rare and Unusual Plant Sale, Annapolis Royal, 1-4

      May 17th: Lunenburg Farmers’ Market, 8:00 – 12, in the arena.

      May 19th: Privateer Farmers’ Market, Liverpool 9 – 1 Opening Day for the season, we are an occasional vendor and a frequent shopper.

      May 26th: Chester Garden Club Plant Sale, 9-2

       June 1st – 3rd:  NSAGC Convention, Days Inn Bridgewater

       June 16th: 2nd Annual Halifax Garden Festival, Victoria Park, Halifax, 9-4 Just a heads up on this one, we hope to be there. It was an amazing first year event in 2017.


Check here and on facebook.

Occasionally we get to the Lunenburg Farmers’ Market, Thursdays 8-12 or Privateer Farmers’ Market in Liverpool, Saturdays 9-1.

Looking for Storm-cast or Fog’s Own Produce?  Call or email to arrange a pick up.

Fog’s Own Produce, seaweed grown in the fog zone – available, check facebook or call.  Let us know if you want some fresh, quality produce.

Bob and Betsy are working on Garden Club presentations for 2018 & 2019. Contact us if you would like us to visit your group or to include your Bulk order-Garden Clubs, schools, community gardens, farmers-on the 2018 order list.

Visit Our Friends at the following links: Some carry Storm-cast*

The Bedford Basin Farmers Market is a busy spot located on the Bedford Highway. Step into the market area for all sorts of kitchen tastes, stay for some great coffee and roam through the large garden spaces. *

Looking for Nova Scotia seasonal produce? folk art? a scoop of ice cream? Bob & The Boys  has been one of our favorite stops for 20+ years!*

 Check out Blomidon Nurseries in Wolfville for almost anything to do with gardens and gardening. And now they have Storm-cast. *

Visit Bunchberry Nurseries in Upper Clements a short jaunt from Annapolis Royal where Jill’s gardens complement the historical town and great restaurants.*

New in 2018: Cochrane Family Farm  is a going concern. Located in Upper Stewiacke the Cochrane family runs workshops, along with growing seeds to produce and so much more.*

We are so happy to have product available in New Brunswick at Co-op Home & Farm Supply on Saint Mary’s St. in Fredericton. (506-458-9308)

Congratulations to Elmwood Winery on opening a shop on site. Include a visit to this vineyard located near Bridgewater in your Nova Scotia wine tour; get the low down on the sustainable practices from growing the grapes to your glass. Bruce has handed over the reins to some new owners who are gathering the wine wits, with Bruce’s assistance. Best of luck with this treasure.

J & R Comeau Greenhouses. The Comeau family started their greenhouses in South West Nova Scotia over 50 years ago. They are happy houses full of beautiful, healthy plants.

Halifax Seed. Need artichoke or zinnia seed?  From boots to workshops; anything a gardener could want. The Tregunno family- run business has been supporting gardeners since 1866.*

Helping Nature Heal. Rosmarie and her team are eco-conscience from design to completion.*

Traveling to Chester? Plan for a stop at Oceanview Home and Garden, a cheerful garden centre with way too much to describe here.*

 New in 2018: You have two opportunities to visit an Ohealthy Market shop, one in Truro and the other in Dartmouth. Bob and I dropped off Storm-cast at the Portland Street, Dartmouth location and had a great time shopping.

Stop in at Oscars Liverpool Flowers, Gifts, and Such Espresso Bar & Café for a coffee, lunch, a snack, or just to shop. Oscar’s is a great spot for a meeting or a quiet read; they have your spot.*

Garden eye candy. Ask Alice at Ouest-Ville Perennials about your planting plans and enjoy the peaceful beauty of her gardens. We do.*

 Have you been to Organic Earth Market lately?  Are you looking for that quality healthy snack or ingredient? Bring your list and be prepared to be distracted and inspired.*

New in 2018: Redman’s Home Hardware has a great reputation for being a big part of the Tantallon/ St. Margaret’s Bay community. Drop in for almost anything hardware and garden, now including Storm-cast.*

Travel a few minutes inland off the 103 to Mill Village and the Riverbank General Store and Restaurant. Explore the nooks and spaces filled with general goods of all sorts, hand made items from the workshop, and stop for a lovely meal in a modern eatery.*

Crystal of Secret Gardens by Crystal has a certain delightful garden madness in her pots.

Just 6 minutes from our house. Country living gets even better with the expansion of The Port Grocer Cafe & Art Space, a joyful spot for good eats, changing art & music and shelves filled with lots of local NS goodies.

We met the West River Greenhouses group at NSAGC 2016 in Pictou at that lovely Wellness Center. Hey BearCoveBob, Farmer Bob has an interesting blog.

 New in 2018: White Point Beach Resoruses seaweed from their beach in some of their gardens and now has some in their gift shop, Storm-cast. Be prepared for anything at this resort from surfing, or walks on the beach to ‘smores at a bonfire after a wonderful dinner.*

Our Heritage Pack is pasteurized and heat sealed. It can travel with you across borders and is easy to mail. Thank you to Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia for helping us launch ‘a taste of Nova Scotia for your plants’ at Saltscapes Expo in the Spring. Look for them at:

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, a walk around these gardens is an easy and pleasant bit of exercise.*

The South Shore Genealogical Society celebrates the old ways, including collecting sea manure carefully for use on our gardens.

Queens County Museum and the Perkins House on Main Street will bring you back to the age of the Privateers and settlement to the modern day in Liverpool, always a vibrant town.

Give your garden a Nova Scotia traditional treat.

Give your garden a Nova Scotia traditional treat.