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!
Kelly’s Doukhobor Foods Kelly Malakoff, owner of Kelly’s Doukhobor Foods produces one of the Kootenays’ favourite foods: authentic Doukhobor Borscht. Of Russian descent, Kelly grew up loving the Doukhobor heritage and all the amazing foods that … Continue reading Kelly’s Doukhobor Foods (Borscht!)
Kootenay Tamil Kitchen It was Friday night date night. With crampons on our Blundstones, my partner and I trudged through the ice and snow to Kootenay Tamil Kitchen at the corner of Nelson Ave. and Andersen St. … Continue reading Kootenay Tamil Kitchen
Enercheez (presented by Mountain Munchies) Descendant from a long line of talented Swiss cheese makers, Bruce Bergener wanted to continue the family tradition with a modern twist. He dehydrates cheese… making it super light … Continue reading Enercheez
Spectrum Farms Kootenay Region Association for Community Living (KRACL) is a non-profit charity in Creston which recognizes and supports the rights of all persons to a quality life in the community. They provide independent-living housing for … Continue reading Spectrum Farms
Queen City Crisps Nelson locals, Rob & Yvonne are the proud owners of Queen City Crisps. This entrepreneurial venture arose out of a desire to contribute to the local economy and provide a True Local … Continue reading Queen City Crisps
Kootenay Soap Co. Located in Balfour, Dave and Annick live a classic Kootenay lifestyle — running their own business using only natural and vegan ingredients, and enjoying all the landscape and activities our region has to offer. … Continue reading Kootenay Soap Co.
Swan Valley Honey Jeff Lee and Amanda Goodman Lee produce honey in the beautiful Creston Valley under the Swan Valley Honey brand. They also produce varietal honeys and natural honey and beeswax-based cosmetics under their … Continue reading Swan Valley Honey (new owners)
Happy Gut Water Kefir Meet Leeza, water kefir brewmaster extraordinaire, at the Co-op on Tuesday, October 10, 2:30-6:30 pm. Watch the video below and let Leeza explain how the probiotics in water kefir can make … Continue reading Happy Gut Water Kefir
Jennifer Gawne of Wild Peach Preserves is a registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist, and she takes pride in making nourishing food medicine. She makes bone broths with local and organic beef or chicken bones, fortified … Continue reading What’s So Special About Bone Broth?