Experience History and A Taste of the Past. Here you will discover the story of the Acadians and the visionary priest Father Belcourt who established the Farmers Bank of Rustico, the smallest bank charted in North America. Tour the 1772 Doucet House, the oldest house on the Island, and learn about the daily lives of the early Acadians and their food traditions. Tour the heritage gardens and apple orchard. Experience our food offerings from demonstrations, to lunches and evening experiential meals.