Nova Scotia Do-it-Yourself Special—save 21%


Get the essentials for cooking, foraging, and growing your own food with easy to use Nova Scotia-specific guides. Order the do-it-yourself combo today and save 21%.

  • A Treasury of Nova Scotia Heirloom Dishes—includes simple recipes for breads, desserts, fish, meat, and preserves.
  • Edible Plants of Atlantic Canada—a field guide to dozens of wild edibles, with large colour photos & select recipes
  • Atlantic Gardening—easy to follow instructions for growing vegetables, fruit, berries, trees, flowers, ornamentals, etc.

Author Bio

Peter J. Scott

Peter J. Scott is former curator of the Agnes Marion Ayre Herbarium and a retired professor in the department of biology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. His research interests include flora of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, plant ecology, and bio-technology. He is also a gardening commentator for radio and television programs.

Florence M. Hilchey

Florence M. Hilchey compiled A Treasury of Nova Scotia Heirloom Dishes as a Canadian Centennial project while working as supervisor of Home Economics for the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture. Active with the Women’s Institutes of Nova Scotia, Hilchey played a role in establishing branches in communities throughout the province.

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