Are you a new or established agricultural producer in the Kootenays? Are you interested in becoming a local wholesale supplier to an incredible community cooperative? Join the Kootenay Co-op for their upcoming True Local Supplier Event! When: Wednesday, November 18th, 9AM – 4PM Where: Nelson Rod & Gun Club 801 Railway St, Nelson, BC V1L 1H6 To continue to develop their capacity to bring on new farmers and sell more fresh, local, organic produce the Kootenay Co-op is hosting a full day seminar focused on fostering business growth in their agricultural suppliers. Featuring: Information on opportunities for local sales and areas of likely demand for 2016 Educational opportunities … Continue reading November 18: Kootenay Co-op True Local Supplier Event, Nelson, BC
This Kootenay documentary film project underway needs your support! Compelled by the deep interest in our local foodshed demonstrated most recently and enthusiastically by our community this spring at the Farm Food Fork events, we embarked on an ambitious film project documenting the food-scape as it is, with the people in our community on the ground: the farmers, advocates, producers, retailers, politicians, chefs and processors. These inspiring accounts now need a consolidated voice: How can we feed ourselves? What can our foodshed become? We need support to make this happen. We have initiated our own grassroots crowdfunding project, designed to make supporting this … Continue reading Feeding Ourselves Kootenay Crowdfunding Campaign – Check it Out!