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Ornamental kale is in the foreground of a traditional flower garden. The green, purple and pink kale is edible.
Green Scene, Agriculture, Environment

Edimentals: edible, ornamental plants

Landscape your yard for beauty and for food with edimentals—edible, ornamental plants

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A woman is one of the many volunteers planting tulip bulbs last October.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Fernie, Agriculture

Fernie is coming up tulips

The EcoGarden in Fernie was awarded 1,000 red and white tulip bulbs to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary

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Cutter Ranch
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture

Cutter Ranch making its mark across B.C.

Local meat producer unveils new look, logo and e-commerce store.

Scenic view of Nelson from top of mountain.
Cranbrook, Creston, Golden, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Agriculture, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Top 10 most unique businesses for sale in the Kootenays — Summer 2016

Ever thought of owning your own business and living the Kootenay lifestyle? Here is a sampling of businesses available in the area.

Ben and Claudia Herrera are standing in one of their wheat fields in Creston, B.C.
Creston, Agriculture

When it comes to wheat

The owners of Treasure Life Flour Mills have invested years into growing grain products that they can stand behind

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Master butcher Uwe Gwinner is explaining the aging process, with meats hanging in the room.
Kimberley, Agriculture, Small Business

Gwinner’s is a winner (butcher shop)

Gwinner's Butcher Shop offers natural, authentic European-style meats for every meal

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Paris Marshall Smith, kneeling in a large cultivated field.
Creston, Agriculture

Cultivating opportunity with Fields Forward

The Creston Valley has a new initiative that is moving the food and agriculture economy forward.

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Picture of Livia Lara, new manager of the Cranbrook Farmer's Market, and Erna Jensen, previous manager.
Kootenay BizBlog, Cranbrook, Agriculture, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Cranbrook Farmer’s Market has new manager

Livia Lara will be taking over as manager of the popular downtown Cranbrook market starting in June.

Shrubs and trees in pots are lined up for sale at the Morris Flowers Garden Centre in Creston, B.C.
Green Scene, Agriculture, Environment, Forestry

One tree does make a difference

Canada has committed to planting 35 million trees by 2020, one for each Canadian

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Tammy Murphy (L) and Jessica Piccinin own Quack Me Up! Farm and Hatchery, a duck business that has relocated to Creston, B.C.
Creston, Agriculture, Animal Care

A future in her roots

Jessica Piccinin, owner of Root and Vine Acres, found her calling in producing wholesome food on her farm in the Creston Valley

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