Letter to AVFTS Membership

To members and past members of the Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust: Thank you for your present and past interest in the AVFT. Your support during the development years of the Trust is most appreciated. The AVFT was formed in 2010 and provincial legislation was passed...

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AGM April 7, 2016

Our Annual General Meeting was held on April 7, 2016. Charlie Keddy, Brian Newcombe, Janice Lutz and Geoff Muttart will each serve another 3-year term on the Board. Annual Report AVFTS 2015 The board and its committees have committed hours of volunteer time in 2015...

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AVFTS Presents to “100 Men Who Give a Damn”

On April 19th, AVFTS was one of three local charities to present to the recently launched "100 Men Who Give a Damn" for a chance to walk away with a $10,000 donation. This group donates money to local registered charities nominated by their members.

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Meeting with the Agriculture Minister, May 28

On May 28, 2015, AVFT Board Members Richard Melvin and Brian Newcombe met with Nova Scotia's Minister of Agriculture, Keith Colwell, to further our discussion on how the Province and the Farmland Trust Society can collaborate on the issue of preservation of farmland....

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New Directors Elected at 2015 AGM

At our Annual General Meeting in April, the membership elected two new directors, David Fuller and Janice Lutz to the Board, and re-elected Richard Melvin who will serve another term. The Chair would like to thank the retiring directors for their service to the...

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April Flavours Dinner & Auction, April 30

The April Flavours Gala Dinner & Auction will take place on April 30th at 6 pm at the Louis Millet Community Complex in New Minas. The sit-down dinner is being arranged by the April Flavours Committee and Executive Chef Jake Wright and many local Chefs will be...

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No Farms No Food Dinner raised $6,722.23 for AVFT!

The third annual "Don't know what you've got till it's gone..." fundraising dinner and auction by No Farms No Food on December 5, 2013, resulted in a donation of $6,722.23 to the Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust. An equal amount was donated to Farmers Helping Farmers...

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Wade Foundation Donation

Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust has been pleased to accept another donation of $1000 from the George F. Wade Foundation. This is the second year in a row that they have made such a donation to the Trust. Thank you!

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New Community Easements Regulations Issued

In July 2013, the Government of Nova Scotia issued new Community Easements Regulations outlining the requirements for an organization to be designated as an Eligible Body under the Community Easements Act. The Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust Society is one of the...

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