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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Kaslo Town

Kaslo Rally for Jumbo Wild!

May 26, 3:30pm Kaslo Memorial Park Meet at 2:30 at Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson to caravan The Minister of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations is invited and expected at the BC Community Forestry Association meeting in Kaslo on May 26th. Come to Kaslo to greet Minister Thomson with a peaceful demonstration of our commitment to keep Jumbo Wild! Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee will…

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Jumbo Valley Keep It Wild

Teach in For Jumbo Wild!

Nelson United Church Josephine @ Silica May 23, 7-9pm by donation Learn more about the proposal to build a ski-resort in the heart of Purcell Grizzly habitat. Educate yourself! Learn: What is proposed Impacts on our communities Impacts on wildlife and biodiversity How to exercise your rights What you can do Even if you think you understand the issue, the more you understand…

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Jumbo Action Alert

We want our Jumbo Wild! The province is moving forward this week with legislation that would allow an unprecedented assault on our democracy: creating a municipality where there are no permanent residents.The move would allow the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development to appoint the Jumbo Resort town council, which could then make land use decisions with no accountability at…

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EcoSociety Directors Nominations & AGM

West Kootenay EcoSociety seeks nominations for the Board of Directors! Directors are asked to serve two one-year terms. Directors meet once per month and participate on at least one commitee. Anyone who is a current member of EcoSociety can be nominated to become a Director. If you would like to nominate someone, or if you would like to serve as a Director, please drop us an email…

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