Local farmers markets help to increase food security and create sustainable communities—check out our list of markets across the Kootenays.by Julie Matchett
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The annual Golden Community Excellence Awards recognized greatness and good work.by Julie Matchett
A trip of goats are trained as targeted grazers for a unique business: Vahana Nature Rehabilitation in Ta Ta Creek, B.C.by Virginia Rasch
Throughout the West Kootenay area, local farms and food producers sell directly to the public through roadside stands and farmgate salesby Julie Matchett
Throughout the East Kootenay area, local farms and food producers sell directly to the public through roadside stands and farmgate salesby Julie Matchett
The recent increase in commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting in the Kootenays has resulted in conflicts with grizzly bear foraging areas and damaged habitat
Climate change poses a unique challenge for B.C. farmers
Saturday, June 22 marks the first market of the summer season in downtown Cranbrook
The bill would establish a National Local Food Day, which would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving of each year as National Local Food Day
Karen travels all over the East Kootenays teaching elementary students about farming and where their food comes from
This program connects farmers looking for land with landowners wanting to lease their land for farming.
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets new online tool connects people to farmers’ markets
Red Bird Estate Winery is owned and operated by Shannon and Remi Cardinal.
Trust support reduces wait lists, adds five new markets, feeds 225 more families
The four projects demonstrated the ability to succeed in diverse fields including environmental engineering, biotechnology, and agriculture.
Ever thought of owning your own business and living the Kootenay lifestyle? Here is a sampling of businesses available in the area.