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Cranbrook Farmers Market sign
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

A love for local: Farmers market season across the Kootenays brings communities together

Local farmers markets help to increase food security and create sustainable communities—check out our list of markets across the Kootenays.

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Gord McArthur in front of a climbing wall
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Small Business, Tourism

Gordon McArthur is scaling new heights via Arq Mountain Centre

The owner of Arq Mountain Centre in Cranbrook, B.C., discusses the challenges of entrepreneurship, and the thriving climbing community he has fostered.

by Kerry Shellborn
Sarah Dinsdale has long blonde hair. She smiles while wearing a blue shirt.
West Kootenay, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Sarah Dinsdale of the Boundary Chamber of Commerce

Sarah Dinsdale, executive director of the Boundary Chamber in Grand Forks, is thrilled with the region’s new reliable pumps and dike infrastructure

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The green Terex Titan dump truck is parked with John, Kyle, Annabelle, and Gus Born standing in front of it.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Mining, Tourism

Taking a tour beyond Teck’s Terex Titan in Sparwood

The world’s largest dump truck is a humongous hit with kids, as is the Museum’s dino diorama and Teck’s coal mine tour in Sparwood, B.C.

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Treanne and Shaun See stand in front of a black and transparent sign that reads Jaffray-Baynes Lake Farmers’ Market. There is greenery in the background as well as a red barn with white doors.
East Kootenay, Cuisine, Small Business, Tourism

The Kootenay’s original farmers’ market is stronger than ever

Treanne See, market manager for the Jaffray-Baynes Lake Farmers’ Market, explains how this historic market is still the standard bearer across the Kootenays

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Old buildings at 3 Valley Gap in Revelstoke.
Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Museums and heritage sites in the West Kootenay: Step back into history

History buffs are drawn to these popular heritage sites in the West Kootenay

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The owners of Mountain Soul Winery at a vending booth selling their wines
West Kootenay, Trail, Agriculture, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

Crafting award-winning wines in Trail, B.C.: Trevor Miller shares the story of Mountain Soul Winery

A family's passion transforms a rugged piece of property into a bustling winery

by Danielle Brost
Wildflowers in bloom, with scenic backdrop of mountains.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Tourism

Adventure awaits: A guide to tourism destinations in the Kootenay Rockies

Known as B.C.’s adventure playground, the Kootenay Rockies offers an endless supply of attractions and recreational pursuits

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