Lobster Market Outlook 'Troubling'

November 30, 2011 Kathy Johnson, Nova News Now

As the time ticked towards the opening of Canada’s largest commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia, preliminary market indications were not the greatest.

Stew Leonard's Christmas Shop Specialists Share Tips & Tricks For Perfect Trees

November 30, 2011 Stew Leonard's

From now until Christmas Eve, Stew Leonard's will receive daily shipments of fresh, hand-sheared Christmas trees from family owned tree plantations throughout Eastern Canada. Every customer buying their tree at Stew's receives a complimentary fresh cut and will have their tree tied to their car, plus they'll feel great knowing that the farm fresh grocer will plant two trees for every one that is cut down.

Local Share Of Nova Scotian Poinsettia Sales Wilt

November 30, 2011 Bill Power, Chronicle Herald

Sales of Nova Scotia-grown poinsettias will account for about six per cent of the seasonal shrub’s sales in this province this holiday season.

Hawaiian "Christmas Tree Ship" Arrives With Relatively Low Number Of Pests, To Hit Stores Soon

Hawaii agriculture inspectors have screened 70 refrigerated containers of Christmas trees and wreaths shipped from the mainland. Inspectors looking for foreign pests on Sunday found only six containers that were held back because slugs and yellow jacket wasps were found.

How Tofurky Carves Up Profits

November 30, 2011 Abram Brown, Inc.

Before Seth Tibbott invented Tofurky, a tofu-based, turkey-flavored roast, he was losing money every year. The product turned his fortunes around, and his company is still growing today.