Board Members

Danny Martin – Director

Posted at May 13, 2013 | By : | Categories : Board Members | 0 Comment

Danny Martin is a well known local musician who has played the Trombone since he was thirteen. Besides serving 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as a trombonist with the Stadacona Band, fronting his own bands like Salsa Picante or performing which such local acts as The Hopping Penguins, Rasta Gumbo and Mike Cowie he has also per-formed with international acts such as The Spinners, Anne Murray, David Clayton Thom-as and Gino Vannelli.

In 2012 he wanted to invest money in Nova Scotia. When his friend Lil MacPherson told him about FarmWorks he knew it was right for him, so he became a FarmWorks shareholder. Then in 2016 he had an opportunity to establish a café business on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, so he applied to FarmWorks for help fund the café which became a friendly community hub with great local food and an outdoor deck that provides wonderful views of Lake Banook. In 2022 he sold the Café to Sam McKenna who also owns the Lawrencetown Beach Café.

Danny has had a life long love of the food service industry and has shopped at and supported farmers markets since he was a child. He is a fervent believer in local food security and the absolute necessity foe Nova Scotians to support their local farmers and producers and he is very excited to be able to support and promote the local food system as a Director of FarmWorks.

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