Food Events

PRESSFEST 2020

PressFest returns to the Slocan Valley for 2020, adapted to suit the times! Yes! You can pick your own apples again this year and have them pressed into amazing shelf stable juice… BUT things will look a little different this year.   Rather than hosting an event and bringing the mobile press to us, WKPCoop…

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VALLEY RESIDENTS DELIVERY SERVICE

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED.   Kootenay Food, with the collaboration and support of WEGCSS & CBT  provided weekly runs to Nelson and Castlegar to collect pre-ordered Food, Pharmacy and Farm Supplies for Slocan Valley Residents in need. This service ran from April to September 2020 as a COVID-19 Community Service Project.

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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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