KootenayFood Featured Events + 101’s

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

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

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

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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ROOT CELLAR TOUR

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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Pruning 101 Returns this March!

Learn pruning techniques to encourage healthy tree growth and flowering (in the case of flowering plants). You will look at your tree in a whole new light and begin to tend your trees for future harvests and beauty! This intensive, hands-on workshop – delivered as a collaboration with Kootenay Food & Selkirk College – dives…

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