The Incredible Picnic scheduled for this Sunday has been postponed a week, because of the stormy weather forecast. While this is disappointing news for all who were looking forward to the big local food celebration, if delaying the gastronomical gratification for a week means not sharing a picnic basket with Hurricane Bill, it's hard to argue. And for the vehicularly inclined locavore keeners, the silver lining in this swirling cloud is that two Incredible Picnic venues outside of town—in Windsor and Antigonish—are indoor, and will be going ahead this Sunday anyway. So you could have picnics two weekends in a row.
Of course, bunkering down to ride out the storm in Halifax is still a great excuse to enjoy local food. Instructions for putting together your
picnic hurricane survival basket are here.
Press release from the picnic organizers here.
Canadian Hurricane Centre's tracker here.