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October 2016

Children's Wish 2016 Fundraising!

October 29, 2016 

Over the past 10 years, Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa has raised funds for the Children's Wish Foundation - 2016 was no different! 

In August, we hosted our 2nd Annual Family Day - popcorn, face painting, bouncery castles and more, with all proceeds going to the Children's Wish Foundation

Following that, we held our annual Kid's Art Contest. This year's theme was "From The Sea" and it was awesome. Each entry fee was put towards our ever growing Children's Wish Foundation fund. 

Finally in September, we hosted a Paint Night! Being first time hosts of Paint Night, with 100 seats to fill, we weren't sure what it would be like. We were blown away by how fabulous it was. 

Overall, for the 2016 season, Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa raised $6,497.87 for the Children's Wish Foundation

We want to thank every single person who helped us reach this incredible amount in 2016. 

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Digby Rail Trail

October 17, 2016 

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is rich in railway history. Having been purchased by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1917, we were a travellers luxury destination. (We still are!) So naturally, when we discovered the Digby Rail Trail, we had to share.

In our off season, we see locals and tourists alike, travelling through our grounds on bikes, skiis, snowshoes and two feet. We encourage visitors to use our grounds for any enjoyable, active lifestyle!

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The Digby Rail Trail begions about five minutes from Digby Pines on Queen St. in the town of Digby, Nova Scotia. 

Turn right off of Queen St. and you are automatically on the railroad tracks! The trail is great for a walk, a jog or a bike ride. Depending on how far you would like to go, you can walk 11km to Smith's Cove! 

Wither you are hiking, biking or out for a Sunday stroll, remember to stop and take in the breathtaking views. There are incredible views of Digby, the Bay of Fund and Digby Neck. 


Chef Dale's Breakfast Granola

October 3, 2016 

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It's important to start any morning off with a great breakfast. When you stay at Digby Pines, we want to make sure you have all the energy you need to take on the world that day! 

After a recent visit, we had a guest send us a message, asking for our extra special granola recipe. And of course, we had to share it with them, so they could have a little taste of Digby Pines at home. 

So here is your chance, to wake up with Digby Pines, every day; Chef Dale Nichols Granola recipe! 

Digby Pines Fruit and Nut Granola

5 Cups Rolled Oats
1 Cup Blanched Slivered Almonds
1 Cup chopped Walnuts
1 Cup Sesame Seeds
1 Cup Wheat Germ
1 Cup Bran
1 Cup Ground Flax Seeds
½ Cup Flax Seeds
2 Cups Shredded Coconut
1 Cup Unsalted Sunflower Seeds
1 Cup Canola Oil
1 ½ Cups Honey
1 Cup Raisins
1 Cup Dried Cranberries

  1. Mix all dried ingredients except raisins and cranberries
  2. Warm together the honey and oil and pour over the dried. Mix well to coat.
  3. Spread out on two sheet pans and bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.
  4. When out of oven, stir in raisins and cranberries.
  5. Allow to cool for the granola to get crunchy.