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KOOTENAY FOOD'S OWN UPCOMING:

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WKPCoop AGM

October 1, 2021

Its been a while since we connected and we have loads to share! The WKPCo-op is having an AGM and you are invited!   Are you wanting to get involved in the local food security community? Curious about what the Co-op has been up to for the past year? Join us for our virtual AGM…

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FOOD RECOVERY REPORT 2019-2020

January 30, 2021

Here is a look at the way Kootenay Food has engaged with our region over the past two years, executing a Food Recovery project.

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PRESSFEST 2020

September 10, 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

April 13, 2020

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

March 25, 2020

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

August 1, 2019

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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HARVEST HELP

July 18, 2019

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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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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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