Happy Earth Day

Join the West Kootenay EcoSociety, the Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative and your friends and neightbours to celebrate Earth Day. This year’s global theme is Protect our Species. Join the fun at Hall St. Plaza in Nelson on Monday, April 22nd from 2-4pm. The parade starts at 3pm and features the local Samba band. Dress up as your favorite plant, animal or fungus. Other Earth Day Events:…

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Your Markets have a new face

I’m Craig Mullin and proud to be the new Market Coordinator for the West Kootenay EcoSociety. I’m truly excited to pick up where Jesse, EcoSociety’s previous Market Coordinator left off and ensure the vibrant market culture we already have in Nelson continues to thrive. I moved to Nelson from Vancouver in 2006 with a dream to build my own home and raise a family. With a background in music event…

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Returning Vendor Applications begin April 10, 2019

Market Season is approaching and Applications for returning vendors from last year will go out on April 10th, 2019. New vendors who wish to vend at GardenFest, the Downtown Market or Cottonwood Market must contact the Markets Coordinator at markets @ ecosociety.ca and will be added to waitlists, if applicable. New vendors wishing to apply for Marketfest, please check our Markets Page to apply on…

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Jesse Woodward, former Markets & Events Director at EcoSociety

EcoSociety Markets Director moving on from farmers’ markets to City Council

By Jesse Woodward After 7 amazing years as the Markets and Events Director at the West Kootenay EcoSociety I will be transition out of this position to take on my new role as a Nelson City Councillor. I am currently working closely on transition planning and implementation with EcoSociety staff and the Executive Director and I want everyone to know that the Nelson outdoor markets will continue in…

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MarketFest – August 24

MarketFest will be returning to Nelson on August 24! Let the fun begin! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more. MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed. The MarketFest events runs from 6 pm to 10:00 pm. A $5 donation for admission is kindly…

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MarketFest – July 27

The 2018 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for two nights this coming summer! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more. MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed. The MarketFest events runs from 6 pm to 10:00 pm. A $5 donation for admission is…

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