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Recent Agriculture articles

Picture of worker in wood factory.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Forestry, Small Business

Two Kootenay companies finalists in BC Export Awards

The BC Export Awards annually seeks out BC’s Top Exporters and honours companies for their excellence and achievements in 9 categories.

Sacha and Tyler from Cutter Ranch located in Fort Steele, in the East Kootenay, raise heritage pork, pasture chicken and beef.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Education

New program helps agriculture grow

Services include expert advice on topics such as irrigation, pest control, production, water, soil, climate change and research.

Jen Comer has been growing the impact of the Creston Valley Farmers Market since she became its manager in 2010.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Celebrating the Creston Valley: The little farmers market that could

“I think passionate people can get a lot done if you just give them some appropriate direction and let them run with their ideas.” —Jen Comer

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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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Promoted Agriculture businesses

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