Project Description

Following our beloved Puffin Man What makes your heart glow? social video, comes our newest video on professional surfer and café owner Dean Petty. Originally from Maine, Dean has been living in Nova Scotia for 13 years. Combining his love for waves and coffee, he has built a life he loves here in Canada and wants to be able to share that love with the world. You can hear more about his story on Instagram (French & English) and Facebook (French & English).

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Dean Petty (@buenolife_) is originally from Maine but has been living in Nova Scotia for the last 13 years as a pro surfer who runs a coffee roastery called @Anchoredcoffee. We asked him what makes his heart glow…⁠ ⁠ “Coffee is the thing in the morning that I get psyched about. And where there’s coffee grown there’s typically pretty good waves, so I’ve gotten to kind of mesh the things I love most in life. I get to see different cultures and see how they go about farming coffee and preparing things and then I get to take that here and put my own twist and love and energy into it. And then it gets sent to a city where someone else, who has a totally different take on things, gets to do their thing with the coffee that I’ve made.That’s awesome. That’s how I want to be in the world and that’s how I want to be received in the world.”⁠ ⁠ Share your own stories and discover others using the hashtag #ForGlowingHearts.⁠ ⁠ ?: @visitnovascotia⁠ ⁠ #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia⁠ ⁠

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