David Beringer is the Uphill Baker. His passion for local organic food and his commitment to keeping food fresh and affordable is what gives us this Kootenay staple. He mixes dough in an old Hobart … Continue reading Uphill Bakery
It’s Farm Tour Season! Farm tours are one of the most enjoyable aspects of the True Local program. Not only are these visits just plain fun, they achieve a number of positive outcomes: First, Kootenay Co-op … Continue reading Co-op Staff visit Hummingbird Farm!
Feed Your Soul Foods have become a Kootenay-staple. From Almond Butter Bliss to Falafel’s Cousin wraps, locals have come to depend on these nourishing lunches and healthy treats. Dawna’s story is an inspirational one, but her … Continue reading Feed Your Soul Foods
Nuts 4 U Granola is made with your health in mind. Back in 2015, Gina Griffiths, owner of Nuts 4 U, switched to a grain-free diet. The one food she really missed was granola… she … Continue reading Nuts 4 U Granola
Raw Magic Chocolate is more than just chocolate. It’s more even than chocolate made with good whole food ingredients like raw cacao and unpasteurized honey. It represents a goal to heal humanity by healing the … Continue reading Raw Magic Chocolate
The Kootenay Co-op has been buzzing with excitement the past few weeks. As soon as we concluded the True Local Supplier Appreciation Event at the end of May, we put the pedal to the metal … Continue reading This week in True Local NEWS
The wait is officially over! Kootenay Kombucha is back on tap at the Kootenay Co-op! HOORAY! So dig up those empty growlers or come fill a new one to get your fix. Kegs will be … Continue reading Kootenay Kombucha is back!
Salix and Sedge is a beautiful certified organic farm nestled in the Salmo Valley. Farmers Cali and Brendan have brought respect, dedication, and hard-work to their long fallow piece of property, beginning vegetable cultivation just … Continue reading Salix and Sedge Farm
Meet Angela… She lives in Invermere, BC and makes fresh, delicious, and CERTIFIED ORGANIC pasta. It was a passion for wholesome good food and a love of cooking for her family and friends that got her … Continue reading Angela’s Pasta
You may not have known that the vast majority of milk and milk products in North America are made from the milk of the venerable Holstein cow. Dairy farmers choose Holsteins partly because they tend … Continue reading Are you drinking the wrong milk?