Community “Beet”

One Location, Two YA Events, at Vallican Whole

One Location, Two YA Events, at Vallican Whole, Saturday, February 2nd, 2019: 1-5 pm Farm Business Planning 101 with Community Futures 5-9 pm Community Potluck & Farmer Slideshows with Kootenay Food   Business planning is one of the most important steps in creating a thriving and viable  business. This four hour workshop will be jam…

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PRESSFEST 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

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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