More and more, food security is taking centre stage. Our understanding of its importance in supporting local farms and building a food secure region is growing. Of course, we are always excited and grateful to … Continue reading True Local Heroes: Nelson Food Cupboard
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 our our mission statement. To view our … Continue reading Our Mission Statement
Roasted Vegetables Catalan Salad or Nadine´s Escalibada Ingredients 1 large or 2 small organic eggplants, pierced with a fork 3 – 4 large organic red peppers (you can use a combination of red, yellow and … Continue reading Roasted Vegetables Catalan Salad or Nadine´s Escalibada
We were blown away by the amazing amount of recipe submissions we had for this super-duper Vitamix prize contest!! WOW. Thank you to one and all who took the time to take part and submit … Continue reading The Amazing Vitamix Recipe Contest of Summer ’14!!
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