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MarketFest June 27 – Rain or Shine!

Update: A little rain never kept the people from the Kootenays from enjoying a good party, and we're not going to start now! MarketFest is on whatever the weather! Market Fest returns on June 27 with an amazing lineup of musicians, dancers, and vendors of all kinds.  With over 100 vendor spaces and six bands on two stages, Market Fest is Nelson's premier summer festival. Join West Kootenay…

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Market Music Night

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing a bit of the summer fun of Nelson’s outdoor markets into the heart of the winter. At 8 pm on January 30th, at the Spirit Bar in the Hume Hotel, EcoSociety will host Market Music Night. This celebration of summer market music will definitely warm you up and put a skip in your step. The Sound of the Summer Markets in the Heart of Winter EcoSociety’s Markets…

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Garden Festival Registration

Vendor registration is now open for the 13th Annual Nelson Garden Festival! As always, the Garden Festival will feature everything for the garden, and will take place the Saturday of Mother's Day weekend.  Click here for registration instructions!

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Annual Pumpkin Auction

Saturday Oct 19, 2013 12 noon Cottonwood Community Market Click here for more information.

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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: 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 Spring Membership Drive

EcoSociety has been protecting our environment and building community for over 15 years. Starting with advocating for West Arm Provincial Park and operating a regional recycling facility, EcoSociety has never stopped serving. In 2012, we are bigger and bolder than ever. But we need your support to keep activating our communtiy through leadership and education. Your membership helps support our…

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