East Shore Food Roots

Food Systems Development on Kootenay Lake's Eastern Shore

Plants and a cup of tea with your neighbour April 12, 2016

 

 

 

 

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Seed and Knowledge Sharing Opportunity! February 2, 2016

Filed under: Events,growing food,Seeds,Spring — Nicole @ 11:39 am
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There will be information on starting seeds and growing sprouts (affordable fresh winter food and so easy, too!!!) Two Kootenay seed producers will be selling their locally grown seeds (Stellar Seeds and Suzanne Miller), so you can stock up on everything you’ll need for the coming season.  We’ll have free seed to give away and space for trading seeds with others and chatting about all things gardening.

Twisted Roots Community Greenhouse will be present, selling CSA shares for their upcoming season, and accepting new volunteer applications.

We’ll be organizing an order for heritage chicks and mason bees (from Ellisons and West Coast Seeds, respectively), so if you want to start raising chickens this spring or increase your garden’s pollination success with mason bees, this is the place to start!

Hope to see you there!

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‘Fields Forward’ for greater food security January 15, 2016

‘Fields Forward’ is a new partnership program to boost economic development in the agri-food sector and improve local food security in our area.

This new ‘Fields Forward’ initiative from the Community Directed Funds Committee of Creston and District (Yahk to Riondel) was launched January 11th with a two day training and collaborative action planning conference in Creston involving food groups, producers, entrepreneurs, as well as local, provincial and federal government representatives.  11 people from the East Shore attended, including 4 members of Food Roots.  Food Roots hopes to be part of the Community Impact Team that is now being formed for the next phase of the initiative.   

East Shore Team at Fields Forward Conference

Part of the East Shore team that joined the ‘Fields Forward’ initiative conference January 11th and 12th in Creston.

For  more information on the new initiative please check out the ‘Fields Forward’ website.

 

Kootenay Lake Fall Fair!!! September 11, 2015

This year’s Kootenay Lake Fall Fair is happening this Saturday at the Crawford Bay Hall.  Check out all the details and fun events on their site!

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3rd Annual Seed Exchange! January 21, 2014

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Movie Night! December 3, 2013

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