by Dr. Julian Gwyn (Wolfville)
In 2013-14 the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association celebrated its 150th anniversary. Surrounding themselves with the best scientific and business advice they could find, the members of NSFGA led the way in the creation of the earliest commercial apple growing district in Canada, for many decades crucial to the prosperity of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. Comfort Me with Apples tells the compelling story of an enduring agricultural institution.
[description below from Kings County News, Feb 11 2014. Click here to read the full article.]
Comfort Me with Apples: Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association, 1863-2013 looks at an association from its founding and includes many stories worth telling. A book on the history of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association (NSFGA), about the early years of Nova Scotia’s apple growers, this book tells a range of stories and was self-published by Gwyn.