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Recent Agriculture articles

Two children sit on a small orange tractor with sunshine piercing through a tree.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Cuisine, Small Business

Cardinals flock to Creston to build their nest at Red Bird Estate Winery

Remi and Shannon Cardinal, owners of Red Bird Estate Winery in Creston, B.C., have started a ma ’n’ pa winery

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Three women looking at fresh produce at a market stall.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture, Entertainment and Hospitality

Summer season kick-off for Cranbrook Farmer’s Market

Saturday, June 22 marks the first market of the summer season in downtown Cranbrook

Jan Skiber, posing in front of distant mountains.
At Work, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture

Keep those pesky weeds at bay

Chem-Free Weed Control in Cranbrook aims to provide a safe, organic way to control unwanted vegetation

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Darrell Kemle is the second-generation owner of Kemlee Equipment in Creston.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Developments

Kemlee Equipment and Kubota expands with new facility in Creston

Kemlee Equipment in Creston, B.C., is investing in a new spacious facility for its Kubota dealership

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Hailey Troock is a Young Agrarian and land matcher for the Columbia Basin.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Nelson, Agriculture, Small Business

Missed connections: Farmer seeking farm

Hailey Troock, Young Agrarian and land matcher for the Columbia Basin in Nelson, B.C., connects farmers to farms across the Kootenays

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Tiny Greens in Nelson, B.C. Growing microgreens for local restaurants and homes.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Agriculture, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Tiny Greens grow in Nelson, B.C.

Matt Kelk’s new business supplies local residents with microgreens year-round.

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Brittany's Flower Farm in Creston, B.C.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Retail, Small Business

Brittany’s Flower Farm has opened in Creston, B.C.

Brittany Tilling has a green thumb and a love of plants and flowers. She is now ready to share her love with the town of Creston and surrounding Kootenays.

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NDP MP Wayne Stetski.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Cuisine

MP Stetski’s bill to establish a national local food day moves on to Senate

The bill would establish a National Local Food Day, which would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving of each year as National Local Food Day

Indoor view of the Cranbrook Winter Market
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism

Special Winter Markets — November 24 and 25

Festive market celebration brings together more than 70 local producers and artisans

Cheers! Owner of Elder Bro's Farm and Distillery, Attila Lepsis, holds up a glass of produced-on-the-farm Schnapps.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Agriculture, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality

Elder Bro’s Farm and Distillery opens in Wycliffe

In the coming years, Elder Bro's Farm plans to supply fresh and ripe elderberries to all of BC for delicious wines, juices, jams, and of course, schnapps.

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