Hard to pronounce ingredients abound in the cosmetic industry; conventional products are filled with more than 10,500 industrial chemicals. Many of these chemicals are carcinogenic, are considered to be toxic to reproduction, may contain pesticide … Continue reading Top 12 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid
The Nelson Food Cupboard has a long-standing commitment to providing their clients with healthy, fresh foods. When they purchase food, they are making a significant commitment to buying from local farmers. NFC is open 2 … Continue reading True Local Hero: An interview with the Nelson Food Cupboard
Ingredients 1 cup steel cut oats 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup dried apricots (or dried fruit of your choice), snipped into small pieces 3 1/2 cups water 1 cup buttermilk, milk, or cream 1 … Continue reading Overnight Oatmeal with Apricots & Buttermilk
Attention Co-op members and shoppers: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency & MaraNatha Nut Butters are issuing a PRODUCT RECALL! Ottawa, August 19, 2014 – Industry is recalling MaraNatha and Trader Joe’s brands almond butters and … Continue reading MaraNatha Nut Butters: PRODUCT RECALL!!
This is one in a series of blog posts providing our members with everything they need to know about our elections & upcoming AGM. This post focuses on the general outlines of the September 2014 … Continue reading September 2014 Board Election Guidelines
Who are the farmers at Bee Glade Farm? Heather McSwan and Brian Hecker. What do you grow? Our main ‘crop’ is Kootenay Mountain Grown certified veggie starts, basil and alpine strawberries. Every year we choose … Continue reading Bee Glade Farm
Nelson Commons – Hiring Local Talent The Kootenay Co-op has long understood that business enterprises can put community first. It is the essence of a co-operative – where people come together to collaboratively meet their … Continue reading Nelson Commons – Hiring Local Talent
Restricted Resale Program Update Back in March, Board Director Jon Steinman shared the news of the Nelson Commons Restricted Resale Program. With the program being an attractive option for lower-income individuals and families wishing to … Continue reading Board Blog: Restricted Resale Program Update
The gist of it: it’s all about the layers! Starting with your favourite dressing at the bottom of the jar, add heartier items next, like mushrooms, cucumbers, carrots, beans and chickpeas. Next layer is lighter … Continue reading Have Salad, Will Travel: it’s all about layering!
Marry Me-lonade Ingredients (Makes enough to fill two glasses, with ice cubes) 1/4 cup (60ml) fresh-squeezed lemon juice – plus a few lemon wedges for garnish 1/2 cup (125ml) fresh watermelon puree, strained through a … Continue reading Marry Me-lonade ( A perfect summer drink for weddings and festivities)