Food Events

FREE SEEDS FOR THE KOOTENAYS

Plant a garden! Whether you are new to growing food, or an old hand at it, this is the season to grow more than ever before. Grow enough to share. Kootenay food can help! Starting early April we will be sending out free seed packages (heirloom, open pollinated + local seeds) to anyone who can…

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Y2K was a dry run: Reflections on COVID-19 and food

Abra Brynne, Executive Director CKFPC March 24, 2020 In the late 1990’s, I spent the better part of 2 years educating people about how to grow, make, and preserve food in their own homes. It was part of a pro-active measure taken by my then employer, the Kootenay Country Store Cooperative in Nelson BC, to…

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PRESSFEST 2019 SUN SEPT 15

PressFest returns this year to Slocan Park Hall SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15th Bring your fruit BEFORE NOON to have juice made! LEARN MORE HERE  

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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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HOLIDAY BAKING 101 -SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT CLASS! Stay tuned for our Jan-March Sunday Culinary School Series…   Spend the afternoon developing your pastry and baking techniques to get ready for the Holiday season. Perfect your pastry skills while making a chocolate tart. Take the mystery out of choux pastry while making a holiday variation of a classic dessert. In…

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Kootenay Food PHOTO CONTEST!

KOOTENAY FOOD PHOTO CONTEST! Kootenay Food is seeking submissions for our first ever Farm, Food + Animal Photo Contest! This contest runs from November 1-30, 2017 and we’ve got three great grand prizes to give away to the chosen winner in each category. We are looking for high quality, vivid photographs, in the following categories: Farm –…

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