PRESSFEST 2018

July 1, 2018

Save the date! This epic annual community juicing event returns to Slocan Park Hall this September 30 for a SUNDAY-FUN-DAY  you don’t want to miss. Last year over 500 people came out to take in all the events of the day, expect bigger and better offerings this year! Community Fun Day will include: LIVE MUSIC…

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SHARE YOUR GARDEN EXCESS

June 13, 2018

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

June 13, 2018

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!

May 8, 2018

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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Exclusive WKPCo-op Members Only: Open Farm Consultation with Takota Coen

March 11, 2018

Exclusive WKPCo-op Members Only Opportunity Open Farm Consultation with Tree Folk & Grass Roots Family Farm (Takota Coen) – By Donation Friday April 6 2018 1-3 p.m.Homestead Site near Winlaw WKPCoop Members Only Cost: By Donation Registration is Required Open Farm Consultation with Tree Folk & Grass Roots Family Farm (Takota Coen) – By Donation…

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GARDENING WITH LIVESTOCK – Permaculture Based Food System Design

March 8, 2018

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to successfully integrate various livestock, like chickens, cows, pigs, fowl, and rabbits into your gardening and cropping rotations. Learn how to get all your weeding, tilling, fertilizing, aeration, shredding and more done for free. You might even get bacon and eggs too. Through examples of his families…

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Sourdough Baking : Good Food Resolution Series

March 5, 2018

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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MARCH SEEDY NEWSLETTER ISSUE

March 4, 2018

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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Hummingbird Farm

March 2, 2018

Let’s start with the basics. Please tell us your farm name and your location? Hummingbird Farm 4380 Slocan River Road in Vallican Operated by Lana and Brad Braun   What kind of farm do you run? We grow fresh cut flowers and food in the Slocan Valley along the lovely Slocan River. Although our primary production…

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ROOT CELLAR TOUR

February 13, 2018

TOUR LOCAL ROOT CELLARS OR TAKE A STELLAR CULINARY CLASS 2 DIFFERENT CLASSES – BOTH ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON MARCH 11 BOTH CLASSES WRAP UP WITH A SHARED ROOT CELLAR MEAL   ROOT CELLAR TOUR Are you dreaming about building a root cellar? This tour should inspire you & help inform some design decisions. We’ll load…

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