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Recent Agriculture articles

The Welcome to Creston sign is made of stone and shows fruit blossoms.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Small Business

Creston chamber awards are all about that local food

The first-ever Business Excellence Awards by the Creston Chamber of Commerce celebrated the area’s local food culture in many categories

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Karen and Doug Barraclough, owners of the B-E Ranch in Skookumchuck.
East Kootenay, Agriculture, Animal Care, Financial

Life on the Range

With help from the Grassland and Range Enhancement Program, ranchers can protect grassland, aquatic and riparian resources on Crown lands where cattle graze

Close-up of huckleberries.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment

Huckleberry harvesting restricted to protect grizzly habitat

The recent increase in commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting in the Kootenays has resulted in conflicts with grizzly bear foraging areas and damaged habitat

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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