The Crew

Sunrise Trail Magazine thrives on the generous contributions of our local North Shore residents, each a dedicated small business owner or professional passionately growing their own ventures. The time and expertise they invest in our magazine are truly invaluable. We are deeply grateful for their commitment and support, which make this publication a beacon of community spirit and enterprise.

Kristine E Stallman
Kristine E StallmanEditor/Graphic Designer
Kristine Stallman is founder, editor, and designer of the Sunrise Trail magazine. Kristine was born and raised in Ontario and moved to Nova Scotia in 2019 with her family. They now call River John their home and can’t imagine living anywhere else. Kristine also owns Pink Lemonade Creative Media which helps other small businesses with their marketing and advertising needs.
Marshall Feit
Marshall FeitContributor
Marshall Feit is the executive director of the Marigold Cultural Centre in Truro. He is also a member of the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council, a board member for Debut Atlantic, and a founder of Folly House Press. He lives in Central New Annan with his family.
Ashley Crouse
Ashley CrouseContributor
Ashley Crouse is a self taught food alchemist also training to be a certified herbalist while running Moth + Moon Farm with her husband just outside the village of Tatamagouche. The farm fuels their food truck, The Fermentary, serving locally sourced soup & sandwiches. Their foods feature delicious fermented elements, like miso and kimchi, all made in house. They also run the Tata Farmers’ Market together, which heavily inspired their business. Ashley strives to create a locally sourced menu that’s accessible to everyone and is passionate about using regenerative agricultural practices to grow her ingredients.
Kellie MacMillan
Kellie MacMillanContributor
Artist, dreamer and small business owner of Wallace River Revival, a home decor store. Kellie MacMillan also holds a Sommelier certification and will be celebrating 20 years in the Food & Beverage industry in 2023. Join her in her home studio for wine tasting classes.
Denise Davies
Denise DaviesContributor
Denise Davies is a travel writer, photographer, videographer and internet consultant living in Antigonish. She enjoys exploring and sharing the beauty of Nova Scotia.
Marissa Rosaleen
Marissa RosaleenPhotographer
Marissa Rosaleen is a devoted mother and passionate photographer who aims to capture the beauty of our coastal community while inspiring her two daughters to see the world as their canvas of endless creativity and opportunity. Located in New Glasgow, Marissa is inspired by the rich heritage that Nova Scotia holds and the resilient people who call this province home.