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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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Sourdough Baking : Good Food Resolution Series

Tired of baking bricks when everyone else is baking super gorgeous bread with a perfect crispy crust? Change all of that by enrolling in this Good Food Resolution Series Sourdough workshop. This is the sourdough baking course you need if you are just starting out in sourdough bread baking AND you will learn how to…

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NEW Farm Advisors Program to Support Kootenay Producers!

(Columbia Basin & Kootenay Boundary) – Agricultural producers in the region now have access to a new service offering technical support and expertise to help them succeed. Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors is a free service that is launching this summer. The regional districts of Central Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary and East Kootenay have partnered with…

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The Importance of Locally Sourced Food

Originally Published by Rossland News on Thursday June 8th, 2017. In early May, Statistics Canada released the 2016 Census of Agriculture, and Hans Schreier a professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia prepared summary reports for the different regions throughout the province. Schreier’s summary of the Kootenay…

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Spring in the Kootenays Marks the Start to Outdoor Market Season

Originally Published by Rossland News on Thursday May 11th, 2017 – By: Miche Warwick Outdoor farmers’ market season is kicking off around the Kootenays, which means it is time to refocus on local shopping. Before long, farmers, food producers, artisans, musicians, and community folk will flock to town centers each week, bringing and seeking out…

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Five Things To Know About Food Insecurity in Canada

For many Canadians, food plays a central role in the holiday festivities. But for those experiencing food insecurity, a bountiful feast will not be in the cards this year. Over four million Canadians, including 1.15 million children experience some level of food insecurity. Food insecurity, also known as ‘food poverty,’ can cause significant anxiety over…

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Canadian Chefs Can Help Create a More Accessible Food System

As a restaurateur, I’m often asked who my favourite chef in Canada is, what my favourite restaurant is, or what ingredient I think will define the coming years of cuisine. The truth is, when I consider the future of food and restaurants, I think about Nick Saul. Nick’s book The Stop: How the Fight for…

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Agriculture Beyond Water

Drought is becoming more prevalent and causing havoc for food producers around the globe. Many regions have been hit by severe water scarcity over the past few years and this trend seems set to continue. New data from NASA shows how the world is running out of water, with more than half of the earth’s…

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Okanagan College restaurant supports B.C. agriculture industry

  Okanagan College student chefs in training (from left) Hailey Thomas, Alec Eichhorst and Kara Scott. — image credit: Contributed by  Kelowna Capital News – Kelowna Capital News posted Feb 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM The commitment to support B.C.’s farmers, food industry and wineries shines through in this year’s Wine and Dine menu at Okanagan…

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