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SHARE YOUR GARDEN EXCESS

Return of Surplus; a Permaculture Ethic that helps to build community! Upon observing nature, we see that any surplus is continually recycled back into the Earth and its systems. This fundamental process of the Biosphere is also a guiding ethic of Permaculture. As its founders describe, the ‘Fair Share or Return of Surplus’ ethic is…

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From Forest to Feast House Community Feast

Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous Medicines Presents: From Forest to Feast House Community Feast What: Traditional Sinixt Community Feast and Ethnobotany Informational Evening and slide show Graduates from our From Forest to Feast House Etnobotany program will be presenting a powerpoint plant identification slide show and lecture, based on the medicine and food plant knowledge…

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Young Agrarians is hiring a Kootenay contractor!

Young Agrarians is seeking a dynamic and motivated contractor to build our young and new farmer network in the Columbia Basin/Kootenays! ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA), a partnership with FarmFolk CityFolk Society, is focused on growing the next generation of ecological farmers in BC and Canada. YA is a collaborative network strategy to engage…

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MARCH SEEDY NEWSLETTER ISSUE

SEEDY GREETINGS FROM KOOTENAY FOOD! It’s March. We’re buried in wet melting snow; we’ve got our seed-swapping-shopping list in hand; and we’re gearing up for one of our most action-packed years yet! Kick back and read on…. see what’s up with the WKPCo-op and your Kootenay food shed. Thanks for following along…Enjoy!   This stunning harvest of dried beans…

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Community Composting in North Slocan Valley

Could you please take 4-5 minutes to complete this Healthy Community Society Composting Survey. The link to the on-line survey is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GQ3LF52 or, if you prefer, you can pick-up and drop-off a hard copy from the Villages of Silverton or New Denver or Valley Voice offices. The Healthy Community Society of the North Slocan Valley…

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Sausage Party! Nov 15

November 15th 2-5pm Community Sausage Making 101 $20 (Space is limited, Registrations REQUIRED) Let them Eat Kraut! A Community Collaboration The West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op (WKPCo-op), the folks behind Kootenay Food, Winlaw Elementary School and The Kootenay Co-op are “linking” up to offer hands-on food education to students and community! Last Year the WKPCo-op was…

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Local Food Producers Celebrate!

Local Food Producers continue to collaborate to strengthen the region’s food producing capacity and bring more local food to grocery stores and your plate. The Kootenay and Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) will be hosting a delicious celebration for EVERYONE interested in their work on Saturday November 4th at 5pm at Taghum Hall.  Alyssa Nebel,…

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PRESS FEST : ALL THE JUICY DETAILS

WKPCo-op IS HOSTING THE MOBILE JUICE PRESS AGAIN THIS YEAR! WHAT’S THE SERVICE? Everyone is welcome to bring their own apples &/or pears (fresh-picked non-bruised fruit) for pressing & packaging in shelf stable (retail ready “bag-in-box”) 5L packages. NO MINIMUMS THIS YEAR! Bring a basket or load the truck! * See Small batch info below.…

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