Apr. 27: Growing Food from Start to Finish: Seed Sowing and Saving Workshop, Port Royal, N.S. Afternoon workshop with plant expert Niki Clark. Fine points of seed starting and seedling management, plus how to harvest, clean, and store post-crop seed. $30. Email GardenofGoodCheer@gmail.com or 902-955-1955. (p02;01)

Apr. 27: Eastern N.S. Woodland Conference, Havre Boucher Community Centre, Havre Boucher, N.S. Early registration $20; regular $25; student $15 (lunch included). For details phone 1-855-679-6637 or visit nswoods.ca.

Jun. 1-2: Eastern Shore Cold Waters Seafood Festival, Memory Lane Heritage Village, Lake Charlotte, N.S. Features clams, mussels, oysters, lobsters, fresh and smoked fish, along with traditional heritage foods such as Solomon Gundy, seafood chowder, and fishcakes and beans. Visit coldwatersfestival.ca.

Jun. 7-9: Praxis Project, Knowlesville, N.B. Permaculture inspired art festival featuring workshops, food, live music, art, dancing, makers’ market, and kid village. Visit www.praxisprojectnb.com.

Jul. 13-14: Women’s Heritage Celebration, Memory Lane Heritage Village, Lake Charlotte, N.S. Celebration of women’s work in the home and community; Visit heritagevillage.ca for more details.

Oct. 5: Nova Scotia Forest Festival, Memory Lane Heritage Village, Lake Charlotte, N.S. Showcase of the many ways Nova Scotians connect to the Province’s forests for their livelihood, housing, recreation, food, and heritage. Visit heritagevillage.ca.

Oct. 8-10: Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Conference, Hôtel Château Laurier Québec, Québec City, QC. Visit www.casa-acsa.ca.