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Recent Agriculture articles

The Happy Hills Farm booth at a market.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment

Here’s a list of Kootenay farmers markets to help with local food security

Here’s a list of all Kootenay farmers markets to help us increase our local food security

by Virginia Rasch and Julie Matchett
Virginia Rasch sitting in garden with dog.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment, Health & Wellness

14 benefits of a Pandemic Garden

This year plant a Pandemic Garden to help the dual crises of coronavirus and climate change

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Owners of Pealow's Your Independent Grocer, Brian and Julia Pealow
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Small Business

Did Creston’s foodies pick the Creston Chamber awards?

The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out 11 awards at its annual Business Awards gala

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Parents are standing with their three kids on their farm.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Rossland, Agriculture, Environment

Macro-success with microgreens on the Happy Hills Farm

The Happy Hills Farm in Rossland is growing super healthy food year-round

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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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Promoted Agriculture businesses

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