In With The New
New Valley Businesses to Watch
Springtime is a celebration of all things new. Here’s a list of amazing new businesses that have opened or are opening in the Valley this spring!
The Valley lacks a good shawarma place no more! FreshO offers smoothies, shawarma and falafel plates, delicious baklava and more! Located at 19 River Street in Kentville.
We can’t wait for the brick and mortar version of Girliture to open! Tanya Owen has run this home-based, online business in Kentville for years, and specializes in custom pillows and cozy curated items for the home. The store is set to open May 1, and is located at 19 Aberdeen Street, Kentville. girliture.ca
HomeSense, New Minas
HomeSense celebrated its grand opening in New Minas in March. The new store offers over 23,000 square feet of designer and brand name merchandise. The expansion includes more home accents and giftware to accompany the clothing and fashion accessories in Winners. Located in Granite Drive Plaza, New Minas.
The Village Coffeehouse, Canning
This social enterprise café has now opened its doors! The coffeehouse offers North Mountain coffee, croissants, samosas, Montreal-style bagels, baked goods and some gluten-free options as well. Drop by 9844 Main Street, Canning to check it out!
The Playful Pumpkin Play Café, Windsor
This spot opened in December, but is worth mentioning as it is a wonderful new addition to Windsor! The Playful Pumpkin is a safe place for young children to play inside and socialize while caregivers and parents treat themselves to a well-deserved hot beverage and a pastry. You can find the play café in the Windsor Mall. facebook.com/pg/theplayfulpumpkincafe
OM Spirit Store, Windsor
Set to open in June 1, OM Spirit Store is a wellness boutique in the Windsor Mall. It will be one of the largest semi-precious gemstone repositories in Nova Scotia, carrying ethically sourced stones from all over the world. OMspiritstore.com
Kings Arms Commons, Wolfville
The owner of Kings Arms Pub in Kentville is opening a site in Wolfville in the former Atlantic Lighting Studio at 430 Main Street. The menu will be similar to what is offered in Kentville (except with no deep fried options). They are planning to open their doors in May. Find them on Facebook for more information!