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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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FUN DAY SUNDAY SEPT 24th! PRESS FEST + PICKLE PALOOZA RETURN!

3-in-1 FABULOUS FALL FESTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY! The 1st Annual Slocan Park Community Fun Day, The 2nd Annual PRESS FEST, and the 3rd (not exactly annual) Pickle Palooza all together in one place for a full day of Events and Fall Festivities! Bring the Family (and not the dogs), come hungry & ready to…

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Work Bee #1 – A Sweet Success

LOOK AT ALL THOSE JARS! Today was our first official Kootenay Food Work Bee – (Pilot #1) We utilized the bright new space at the Valley Kitchen in Winlaw to bring together 8 volunteers for a four hour canning extravaganza! We helped the WEGCSS (Slocan Food Bank) process a flush of plums taking up precious…

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