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vegetables and fruit at a marketplace
Nelson, Agriculture, Developments New digs for Kootenay Co-op

Nelson's Kootenay Co-op has been operating on Kootenay and Baker Streets for more than 20 years, but they will soon be relocating to a new facility where Extra Foods has been situated.

Mother and daughter
Nelson, Agriculture Meet the new farmer at Nelson Urban Acres

Nelson Urban Acres is under new management, as Jasmin Coffey takes the reins. The business will continue to strive to provide fresh, local, organic produce for Nelson.

by Lisa Crane
Photo of a guy driving a green tractor toward a herd of red and black cows.
Cranbrook, Agriculture Kootenay cattle conditions

Cattle producers in the Kootenays are optimistic about the future of the cattle industry in B.C. but they are also concerned that the price of beef on grocery store shelves will go up and consumers will buy less of it.

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The Haagerup family sits in their greenhouse around plant boxes and smile. Bent is holding the paws of a big dog.
Kaslo, Agriculture, Environment Eat, learn, garden

If you’re looking for advice on organic gardening, you won’t find a better source than the folks at Tesla Springs Farm. Bent Haagerup runs this farming operation with his wife, Gunilla, and son Jens.

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Agriculture An aid for local meat producers

Plans to construct a mobile abattoir unit in the Boundary region have finally come to fruition. The Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society have secured approximately $420,000 in funds for the project.

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Woman in a garden
Castlegar, Agriculture, Environment Mad dogs and Englishmen—and a farm?

Mad Dog Farm produces Kootenay Mountain Grown-certified produce and owners Nette and Jeremy Lack are strong supporters of the Kootenay Local Agricultural Society.

by Lisa Crane
Photo of Shannon Duncan and Christopher McCurry
Cranbrook, Invermere, Kimberley, Agriculture, Cuisine, Health & Wellness Tea anyone?

Purcell Organics sells signature organic teas in the Kootenays and farms organic produce as well.

by Lisa Crane
Photo of Linda Southwick
Christina Lake, Agriculture, Tourism Business at Creekside Blueberries grows ever sweeter

Linda and Bob Southwick have a growing u-pick business with Creekside Blueberries in Christina Lake, B.C.

by Richard Finnigan
Photo of Caroline and Gordon Martin stand in front of a cherry orchard
Creston, Agriculture, Tourism Fruitful endeavours

Now, not only can you purchase delicious cherries at Cherrybrook Farms, you can also find a selection of other locally produced goods.

by Brianna Poulsen
Golden, Agriculture, Environment Mountain-grown success

Nature's playground around Golden, B.C., drew the Tetraults to the area, and they have woven themselves into the business community with the success of Mountainside Gardens, their landscaping business and greenhouse operation.

by Trevor Crawley
Photo of Kristy Pelletier, Anita Sawyer and Karen Powis in front of a greenhouse
Creston, Agriculture, Education Who says vegetables can’t grow in winter?

The Creston Winter Harvest Project in Creston, B.C., was successful in identifying vegetables that can be produced over the winter season.

by Lisa Crane
Man and women in a farm.
Invermere, Agriculture, Environment How does your garden grow?

Edible Acres, located in Windermere, is a place where you can grow your vegetable and eat them too, with a community supported agriculture program.

by Glynis Fediuk

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