Open Farm Day is a province wide event held on the annually on the third Sunday in September. This year it’s September 17!

A long standing and well-loved event by Nova Scotians. We welcome all new and returning farms to this event. For participation we require:

We welcome all new and returning farms to this event. For participation we require:
• that you are a registered farm and member of the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture.
• that a virtual visit on your farm will provide an educational experience to the public and/or
• that an in-person visit will provide an educational experience to the public and follow all current public health guidelines (at the time of the event)
• that you do not charge admission to visit the farm on Open Farm Day (specific activities offered on your farm, however, may have an admission charge -eg. entry to a Corn maze or other activities)

To register, you can fill out the online form below!

Open Farm Day 2023

    Once your registration is received, someone from the NSFA will be in touch regarding promotional materials and map distribution.
    Please submit proof of insurance when confirmation of participation is complete.
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  • The following information will be used for promotional purposes

    Fill out only the information you wish to have published in the Open Farm Day map and on the Open Farm Day website: Please complete the following:
  • Please note: If you are participating virtually, your address will not be posted on materials or the website.
  • Social Media

  • Please note

    There are two sections below. One is for virtual participants and one is for in-person farm visits. Please fill out both sections if you are participating online and in-person.
  • For Virtual Participants

  • You can select how long you would like to be Live for or how ling your video is. You can go Live at different times throughout the day and we can advertise those times for you. Please indicate length of time above.
  • For In-Person Participants

  • Signage, t-shirts, and other promotional materials are available. We will be in contact to arrange getting materials to you.

    If you are interested in having your farm participate in Open Farm Day, please send the completed and signed form to Janette McDonald at: 7 Atlantic Central Drive, East Mountain, NS, B6L 2Z2 or fax to: 902-893-7063 or email: All registrations must be received by July 31, 2023.