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About 'From Our Atlantic Woods'

Welcome to our very own Atlantic Region non-timber forest product directory!

This is your guide to local businesses within New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Maine that use forest resources to produce tasty foods, natural products, unique crafts and woodwork, as well as offer one-of-a-kind tourism opportunities.

We encourage you to explore the unique vendors and products in the directory by going to the sidebar on the left and following the 'browse' or 'map' links.  The 'browse' section is organized by product category.  (See 'Category Descriptions' tab above for more information on types of products included).  The 'map' is organized geographically to help you plan your visit to a specific area.  You may find just what you are looking for - or discover a new product that you didn't even know about!

If you are a vendor and wish to add your business and products to the directory, go to the sidebar and follow the 'sign up' link.

If you have any questions that are not addressed in the 'FAQ' tab at the 'help' bar, please feel free to Contact Us.

Thank you for visiting 'Our Atlantic Woods'!

Category Descriptions

The directory is organized by product category in the 'Browse' section.  Below are general descriptions of the types of products to be found in each category. 

Berries

Packed with vitamins, fiber and powerful antioxidants, berries have been linked to heart health, cancer prevention, brain function, weight loss and other health benefits. Products in this category include: Blueberries, strawberries, cranberries.  Fresh and u-pick.  Culinary products.

Greenery

Greenery harvested from our Atlantic woods is sold as raw material or finished goods in the form of wreaths and decorations.  Greenery provides the added benefit of sweetening the air with a fresh forest fragrance.  Products in this category include: Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, swags, hanging baskets, wild found art, centre pieces, etc.

Ecotourism

"Responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the environment, sustain the well-being of the local people, and involve interpretation and education"  (International Ecotourism Society).  Products in the category include:  tours, walks, demonstrations, birding, lodging, classes in native traditions, wild edible foraging, park hiking, fishing, camping, sea kayaking, rafting, sugar bush tours, educational demonstrations, photography, etc.

Wood

Products in this category include:  Functional, and/or artistic wood products for the home and outdoor use.  Giftware, specialty and figured woods.  Furniture and sculpture of all designs.

Honey

Honey and beewax products including:  Creamed and liquid honey from several sources including wildflowers, personal care products, culinary products, candles, beekeeping services, on-site tours.

Maple

From the maple tree!  Products in this category include:  Maple syrup and other culinary products such as maple butter, maple cream, candies, coated nuts, etc.  Sugar bush tours, on-site recreation and ecotourism as well as specialty restaurants and cookbooks.

Mushrooms

Cultivated and Wild.  Products in this category include:  Fresh and dries mushrooms, workshops and supplies such as blocks and spawn, identification tours.  Species include portabella, shiitake, chanterelle, oyster, lobster, king bolete, pine, hedgehog and more.

Native

From plants native to the region.  Products in this category include:  Nurseries, trees, shrubs, landscape mulch, fencing, forestry services, botanical research, re-vegetation programs, nutriceuticals, habitat plants, ornamentals.

Natural

Forest derived herbals and products for health and welness including:  Personal care, aromatherapy, skincare, medicinal and culinary herbs, tinctures, oils, tea, tours and more.

Organizations

Professional and industry organizations and associations that oversee non-timber forest product production.