KootenayFood Featured Events + 101’s

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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EAT THE GARDEN TOUR

2017 TOUR GUIDE AND MAP DOWNLOAD A PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE MAP NOW Printed Maps available at sponsor locations UPDATE: * Most locations are now out of maps… but there are some at the Co-op in Slocan Park & Sleep is for Sissies. ** Please note garden #5 is near lemon creek, the address on…

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WKPCo-op AGM

A message to our Co-op members (and those interested in joining) Thank you for supporting the work of the WKPCA over the years! We are doing some great things for our region’s foodshed, and would like to share with you what is on the horizon. Please join us for an engaging AGM, some light local…

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Gardeners and Vendors Wanted!

If you are a crafter, maker, baker or grower, then mark your calendar for Sunday July 9th! The garden tour attracts hundreds of art and garden enthusiast each year, and we curate garden locations that truly allow your art, craft & food offerings to shine and entice waves of visitors all day long! Sign up…

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EAT-the-GARDEN tour of Slocan Valley

EAT-THE-GARDEN TOUR A SLOCAN MAKER, BAKER, GROWER TOUR   This year the West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op are putting their very own KOOTENAY-FOOD-LOVERS spin on the Slocan Valley Art & Garden tour! We dipped our toes in and organised a hugely successful tour last year, and this year we are making it a little more delicious!…

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Feeding Ourselves the film

a documentary exploring regional food sovereignty, By Slocan film maker Lisa Safarik, premiers in Nelson Monday May 8th / Civic Theatre  / 7 pm   Feeding Ourselves Trailer from Lisa Safarik on Vimeo. Facebook event Facebook page www.feedingourselvesthemovie.com

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Pig-in-a-Day | Homesteading 101

PIG IN A DAY ANOTHER ESSENTIAL SKILL BUILDING SESSION : PORK BUTCHERY SUNDAY MARCH 19TH AT LEGENDARY MEATS 10AM – 4PM This 6 hour workshop will include hands on instruction on how to break down a pig. Participants will learn sausage making and the basics of brining and curing, along with some how-to on traditional…

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PRESS FEST!

West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op & W.E.Graham Community Service Society (the food bank) with your help are gleaning valley fruit all month long to press, pasteurize and package it all on Sunday October 2 at  PRESS FEST: A Slocan Valley Celebration of Falling Fruit!  Stay tuned to learn more about this festival! The delicious valley juice we’ll…

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