For Earth Day this year we are celebrating the Kootenay Organic Growers Society (KOGS)! KOGS is a non-profit, Kootenay-based certifying organisation dedicated to the production and promotion of organic agriculture and products. Their pivotal role … Continue reading Support the Kootenay Organic Growers Society this Earth Day!
We are very excited to have the new Nelson Bicycle Co-op here with us during April, promoting their services and helping us to celebrate all things Earth Monthy and Co-opy!! … Continue reading HELLO Nelson Bicycle Co-op!
The Organic Industry: An Update from your Co-op If you keep up on news headlines you’ve no doubt seen various stories recently in the press criticizing the integrity of organic products. For example, the article … Continue reading The Organic Industry: An Update from your Co-op
Composting at the Co-op As global citizens living in a biological world, we have a responsibility to deal with our waste both on the home front and at work. At home, it’s relatively easy to … Continue reading Composting at the Co-op
After many months of dreaming, planning, working away and working some more…we are pleased to invite you through the doors of the virtual Co-op to see our fresh and tasty new website. Just like at … Continue reading New Coop Website – Share your thoughts!
Revisiting the Co-op Price Myth In the April 2012 edition of On the Table, we wrote about how well our Grocery and Bulk pricing compares to our corporate competition. The results of 90 random product … Continue reading Revisiting the Co-op Price Myth
How regulation affects the local meat supply. A number of changes by CFIA regarding meat processing in 2004 put many small producers and processors out of business. In 2010, these restrictions were somewhat relaxed, allowing … Continue reading The Meat of the Matter
Imagine that you might, someday, want to farm for a living. Or imagine your kids might want to farm, or your grandkids. All over the world such dreams become harder and harder to achieve as … Continue reading An Open Letter about the ALR from Corky Evans