Links that may interest homesteaders. Updated November 2016.

Growing Food / Gardening / Homesteading

Cliff Seruntine: Enter the enchanted forest…sustainable living in Nova Scotia.

Druid’s Garden: Spiritual Journeys in Tending the Land, Permaculture, Wildcrafting and Regenerative Living

Field Notes: Cumberland County, NS

Frugally Sustainable: Buy Freedom with Frugality: A resource for all things frugal sustainable


Grass Valley Goats: Learning and sharing information on a small goat herd in Nova Scotia.

Onion Creek Ranch: A wealth of information on goats. The best resource I’ve found on the Internet.

Summer Young Dairy Goats: Breeding and showing goats.


Dancing Bee Equipment: Located in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada

Canadian Farms

Active Life Farm: Located in Londonderry

Cochrane Family Farm: Located in Upper Stewiacke

Shalebrook Acres: Located in Naugler’s Settlement

Snowy River Heritage Farm: Located in Cook’s Brook

Magazines and Other Reading Material

GoatKeeper Magazine: A Canadian publication based in British Columbia

Mother Earth News: The original guide to living wisely

Rural Life: Several magazines published in Nova Scotia, including Rural Delivery, Beef and Sheep, Atlantic Horse and Pony and Atlantic Forestry.

Associations and Such

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited – Goat Breeds

Canadian Donkey and Mule Association

Canadian Goat Society

Canadian Goat Society Facebook Page

Canadian Livestock Records Corporation

Canadian National Goat Association

Canadian Sheep Breeders’ Association

Goat Association of Nova Scotia


New Brunswick Goat Breeders Association

Nova Scotia Purebred Poultry Association

Purebred Sheep Breeders’ Association of Nova Scotia

Rare Breeds Canada – Goat Breeds

Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia