News

In the News – February

Bonny Lea Farm Takes the Stage with Something’s in the Air! Bonny Lea Farm, The Chester Playhouse and the Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage present, Something’s in the Air. Participants have been rehearsing for months to bring this play to the stage. They have also been busy designing their costumes and building parts of…Read more >

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In the News – January

Floyd, First Beneficiary of Amanda’s SMILE Fund Floyd loves music. He particularly loves gospel music. He listens to his music when he is happy and perhaps equally as important, he turns to his music when he is feeling sad. The Amanda SMILE Fund helped cover the cost for Floyd and a staff member to go…Read more >

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In the News – November/December

Farewell to a Friend – A Tribute to Holly Van Barneveld Contributed by Laura Glazier, participant Holly was a treasure who lived everyday to the fullest and on her terms. Nobody or anything, not even her mobility challenges were going to stop her from having a grand life. She got along with all of us…Read more >

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Halifax Open House – December 1

In the News – October issue

October has been packed with activity. The work crews are busy completing orders for our handmade products, meeting contract deadlines and preparing for the upcoming Christmas craft fair season. At the same time, we have been wringing every last bit of summer out of these beautiful fall days with day trips and community events. Blazing…Read more >

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In the News – September issue

At Bonny Lea Farm every day is an opportunity to learn, grow and succeed. Sometimes this is done by trying something new, meeting new people or enjoying that feeling of a job well done. This month’s In the News shares a little bit of each.  In the Community provides an account of Hansi, Anton and…Read more >

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In the News – August issue

This summer has been full of adventures, fun and lots of hard work here at Bonny Lea Farm. Take a moment to read our August issue of In the News to learn more: Ahoy matey! – Another Lobster Lover’s Feast has “sailed” right past us! Get the full story here Why do we raise money?…Read more >

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In the News – July issue

We’re excited by what is happening here at Bonny Lea Farm and hope you are too. This month’s newsletter shares: Kingsburg learns about Bonny Lea Farm Top 5 Ways to Enjoy the Lobster Lover’s Feast Throw a party and let us do the cooking – For the last few years Rachel Martin and Donald Mitchell…Read more >

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In the News – June issue

June has been jam packed with activities and events here at Bonny Lea Farm. It seems every week has had people on the go: Team Bonny Lea Farm’s participation in the Chester Cut ‘n Run; the Annual Plant Sale & Breakfast; Laurie Finck’s “Art is For Everyone” art show; our Annual General Meeting; making guest…Read more >

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2017-2018 AGM & Annual Report

On June 18, the South Shore Community Service Association held its Annual General Meeting and released its 2017-2018 Annual Report. This event brought together the Board and Members of the Association, as well as staff and participants of Bonny Lea Farm and the South Shore Work Activity Program (SSWAP) to review our successes of the past…Read more >

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