The government of Canada is developing a new food policy. The goal is to create a long-term vision for the health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food and agriculture. They also plan to … Continue reading A Food Policy for Canada
It’s that time of year, when local produce is abundant and fresh. The shelves of our Produce Department are packed with a nutritious and colourful selection of organic fruits and vegetables from across BC, and, … Continue reading The freshness is now!
The First-Ever Look at Organics in Canada In July 2017, the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) released a performance report on the state of organics in Canada. The overall goal of the report was to … Continue reading The State of Organics in Canada – A Performance Report
Canada’s Food Guide, which hasn’t been updated since 2007, is currently undergoing a much-needed revamp. The Food Guide is used across the country as an educational tool by school teachers and health care providers to … Continue reading Revamping Canada’s Food Guide
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
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
BDirty deodorant is a new honey-based cream deodorant made in Vallican, BC. We are proud to be BDirty’s first home and launch-pad here in the Kootenays! Kate, the creator of BDirty, is passionate about providing … Continue reading BDirty Co.
Roger Smith from Celestial Scoop will be at the Kootenay Co-op tomorrow, Friday, February 2, from 3-6 pm handing out FREE ICE CREAM! Meet the man behind the Scoop and try this delicious vegan ice cream! … Continue reading Celestial Scoop
Laura Hyde moved to the Kootenays from Nova Scotia a decade ago. She recently married “a Balfour fellow” and they have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 ducks and a bunch of chickens! She is also the … Continue reading Melafera Foods
Kaslo Sourdough, a long-time producer of sourdough breads, has relatively recently created a brand new innovation – sourdough pasta! A True Local supplier based in Kaslo, this dedicated and hard-working family business makes products that are both delicious … Continue reading Kaslo Sourdough’s Pasta Fermentata