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July Market Fest Lineup

EcoSociety is proud to present July Market Fest for 2012! For July's Market Fest, look forward to 100 vendors on two blocks of Baker Street, a food court featuring an eclectic mix of dinner options, a kids tent with giant bubbles, and 7 acts on two stages. As always, the Moving Mosaic Samba band will kick off the event at 6pm The Royal Stage6:45 - 7:05 Erin Thompson Dance7:15 - 8:00 Gemma Luna…

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June MarketFest Lineup

Holy amazing lineup, batman! EcoSociety's MarketFest lineup for June is just out and it is AMAZING! At just $5, MarketFest is the best entertainment value in the Kootenays!  Here's what's happening: Kids' Tent: Puppet shows, bubbles and crafts from 6pm to 9pm Moving Mosaic Samba Band 6pm Kootenay Stage presented by the RoyalFolk Fusion Dance 6:45Blackberry Wood 7:45Gisto & Natural Flavas…

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Downtown Farmers Market

Downtown Market is in Full Swing

After a bit of a cloudy first day, the second week of the Nelson Downtown Local Market was a sunny success! We had lots of great vendors, and the produce is really starting to roll in. ROot and Vine had beautiful strawberries as well as delicious asparagus. At cottonwood this week, we'll have Okanagan Cherries! Visit (and join!) the Wednesday Farmer's Market facebook group to see more pictures…

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Cottonwood Market in Chatelaine – top 10 markets

Chatelaine magazine recently featured Cottonwood Market as one of Canada's top ten farmer's markets! Congratulations to all our amazing vendors and customers who make the market such a wonderful experience! Here's the link: http://www.chatelaine.com/living/best-markets-in-canada/ Scene: Sprawl out and people-watch on lush green grass or join hippies and artists to be serenaded by local…

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2012 Nelson Garden Festival

If gardens are good teachers, there will be lots to learn at the 11th Annual Nelson Garden Festival, Saturday, May 12 on downtown Baker Street.“We have more vendors than ever,” says one of the festivals organizers Glyn Violini. “Each year the festival grows and really, community agriculture prospers.” Violini, a heather and rose vendor who helped start the first garden festival, has…

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