Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Wolfville, Nova Scotia is situated in the Annapolis Valley, about 100 kilometres north of Halifax. Originally known as Mud Creek, the town was founded by the Acadians in the 18th century and incorporated as the Town of Wolfville in the early 19th century. Wolfville is home to Acadia University, and is widely recognized as one of the most attractive and progressive towns in Atlantic Canada. In the spring of 2004, working alongside the Centre for Rural Sustainability and The Natural Step, the town created the Wolfville Sustainability Initiative (WSI), which was given the mandate of helping the town of Wolfville, its businesses, community members and municipal government minimize their respective ecological impacts while enhancing Wolfville’s social and cultural uniqueness.