Melafera Foods’ New Owner! Dave Coletti is a local-grown Nelsonite with family roots that run deep here. His grandfather and then his father owned and operated an Italian grocery and butcher shop from the 1920s … Continue reading Melafera Foods’ New Owner!
Customers of the Co-op may or may not know that we have a set of buying guidelines that we use when making decisions about what to stock in the various departments. What this essentially boils … Continue reading The Meat of the Matter_ How does your Co-op make decisions about what meat products to carry?
Two Rivers Specialty Meats is a purveyor of fine local meats including beef, chicken, pork, duck, venison, elk, game birds and much more that are free of antibiotics, hormones and chemical feed additives. They are … Continue reading Two Rivers
Thomas and Natalie Fischer from Ogopogo Meats have been providing quality meat cutting and sausage making in Summerland BC since 1997. Thomas has a Master’s Degree in food science with a meat industry specific education … Continue reading Ogopogo Meats
Can you smell the crisp brine of the ocean? Do you hear the tide as it rushes up the beach? Perhaps my imagination is running away with me in anticipation of the bountiful offerings from … Continue reading The Oyster Man
Only rarely in a life time can we follow our heart, putting aside the responsibilities of family, the fear of the unknown and the chorus of doubters. A Bread Affair is a love of baking, … Continue reading A Bread Affair
Since 1994, Honey Candles® has been a family-owned, home-based Kootenay business that has been providing valuable employment in a small community. The business prides itself on their hand-made 100% pure beeswax candles: their scented Honey … Continue reading Honey Candles
One gray Vancouver afternoon, as I was baking a Lemon Poppyseed Bundt Cake with pretty sugar glaze dripping off of it, I recognized a wonderful, familiar feeling. It was the feeling of getting lost in … Continue reading Epiphany Cakes