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Recent Agriculture articles

Tyler McNaughton and Sacha Bentall, owners of Cutter Ranch, on horseback on their farm near Fort Steele, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Agriculture, Small Business

Outstanding award for Cutter Ranch

Full-time farmers Sacha Bentall and Tyler McNaughton of Cutter Ranch received a prestigious award from an organization of their peers.

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Ashley Taylor is leaning over a green bin that she collects food waste in.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Fernie, Agriculture, Environment

A step forward for food security in Fernie

Valley Vitals owner Ashley Taylor has a passion to connect people back with their environment and their community through food.

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Winners of the BCIC Ignite Awards.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Financial, Technology

Kootenay’s “BioCarbon 3D” — part of $1M BCIC awards to fuel market-driven innovation across BC

The four projects demonstrated the ability to succeed in diverse fields including environmental engineering, biotechnology, and agriculture.

Farmer feeding pigs.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture

Agriculture businesses get specialized advice

Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin Business Advisors now offers a full-time Agriculture Specialist

Darrell Kemle, owner of Kemlee Equipment Ltd. in Creston, posed with a large, red Kubota-brand machine.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Small Business

Kemlee comes to Cranbrook

Creston-based Kemlee Equipment Ltd. has opened a parts depot in Cranbrook.

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Rob Jay and Terra Park own and operate Terra Firma Farms in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Agriculture, Retail, Small Business, Top 10 Business People

Terra Park and Rob Jay

Terra Park and Rob Jay are intimately connected to the people of Revelstoke—their organic farm provides food for the community.

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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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Promoted Agriculture businesses

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