Season Extension Enhancement Program 2023

Monday, April 17, 2023

 The Season Extension Enhancement Program is now OPEN!

The objective of the Season Extension Enhancement Program is to help support fruit and vegetable growers who invest in innovative technologies to extend their growing season, adapt to a changing climate and open up new market opportunities.

The program encourages and supports Nova Scotia’s fruit and vegetable producers by providing financial assistance with the following on-farm infrastructure:

  • adopting season extension technologies;
  • enhancing storage capacity;
  • adopting and developing irrigation capacity for field operations.


  • Applicants are producers of fruit and vegetables grown and sold in Nova Scotia
  • Farming activities must be carried out within the Province of Nova Scotia.
  • Applicants must be Registered Farmers in Nova Scotia with annual fruit and vegetable income shown in Statements of Farming Activities in most recent 2 years of submitted Tax Returns (2020, 2021, or 2022)
For more information and details for application, check out Horticulture Nova Scotia's website. Be sure to get your application in ASAP!