Be a Voter this October

It's election time and the big election day is October 21! It's that time when you vote for the candidate in your riding to become your Member of Parliament. You can check out the Elections Canada website to learn all about who is running in your riding, and then explore more about what they stand for and their track record on the issues you care most about. But you'll have to Google that part…

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Oso Negro brews special September blend for EcoSociety’s 25th anniversary

This month is your opportunity to combine two wonderful things - drinking delicious coffee and supporting the EcoSociety! The lovely people at Oso Negro Coffee have made the EcoSociety a specialty blend and will be selling this coffee at their Nelson coffee house AND at The Kootenay Co-op for all of September. Look for this label on Oso Negro coffee bags! Oso Negro have created this special blend…

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Nelson’s MarketFest this Friday!

Come one, come all! Downtown Nelson will be bustling with artisans, community and great food this Friday August 23rd from 6-10 pm at MarketFest, and we want you to join us!  This year we are trying to create an even better, healthier and safer community by improving our waste management and promoting the transition to 100% renewable energy in the Kootenays.   Can you join in on the fun and come…

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You’re invited to our grand opening of our Trail office!

You’re invited to our grand opening of our Trail office! Please join us!  Wednesday, August 7, 4-6 pm 954A Eldorado Street, Trail We're excited to open our second office and be a hub for volunteers and community members who care about keeping our communities healthy and sustainable while protecting wild spaces in the Lower Columbia region.  West Kootenay EcoSociety promotes local food…

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MarketFest is back this Friday!

MarketFest is back! West Kootenay EcoSociety is proud to host Nelson’s first night market of the summer this Friday, July 26! From 6 till 10 pm, downtown Baker Street will be transformed into a lively night market, featuring: 100+ vendors, two stages of music, performances, kid’s entertainment and more. MarketFest is an inclusive event fit for all ages! As a courtesy to your cuddly animal…

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Nelson’s Downtown Farmers’ Market opens June 12!

Nelson’s famous Downtown Farmers’ Market opens for the season tomorrow. The West Kootenay EcoSociety presents the weekly downtown market every Wednesday at the Hall Street Plaza and the 600 block of Baker Street. EcoSociety’s markets strive to connect local farmers and their fresh local produce to visitors and Nelson residents. “The Downtown market is busy. It hosts over 60 vendors, including…

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