Red Lion Organic Farms is a fourth generation, certified organic, Doukhobor heritage farm, located just outside of Salmo. Red Lion supplies the Co-op with a beautiful array of fresh produce ranging from potted herbs early … Continue reading Red Lion Organic Farms
Lana and Brad Braun of Hummingbird Farm grow their certified organic flowers, fruits and vegetables in Vallican, BC, on the banks of the Slocan River. Lana began to supply the Co-op with her beautiful flower bouquets in 2016, … Continue reading Hummingbird Farm
We’re very proud to announce that the Kootenay Co-op has won a gold prize from the readers of Kootenay Business Magazine for our new hot bar and salad bar. Stop by for breakfast, lunch or … Continue reading 2017 Best Places to Eat & Drink Awards!
Small Car Parking in our Underground Parking Lot Looking for parking while shopping at the Co-op? In addition to the 37 spots in our above-ground parking lot, we have 10 more spots available for SMALL … Continue reading Small Car Parking in our Underground Parking Lot
Kootenay Co-op responds to Nelson Star article on changing organic standards While I believe the intention was not so, the Nelson Star’s January 4th article (“B.C. changes rules on organic food”) seems to imply that … Continue reading Organics a key component of Co-op’s mission
The Nelson Food Cupboard has a long-standing commitment to providing their clients with healthy, fresh foods. When they purchase food, they are making a significant commitment to buying from local farmers. NFC is open 2 … Continue reading True Local Hero: An interview with the Nelson Food Cupboard
Finding truly local food just got easier! In May 2013, the Canadian Food Inspection Agencies announced a new interim definition of the word “Local.” http://inspection.gc.ca/food/labelling/other-requirements/claims-and-statements/local-food-claims/eng/1368135927256/1368136146333 The CFIA’s new ‘interim definition’ of local includes anything sourced … Continue reading True Local Food
Your Board of Directors is excited to share our first of what will become bi-weekly Board updates to Co-op members. We’re beginning this new form of communication in anticipation of the Co-op’s all-new web site … Continue reading New Board Blog and Nelson Commons Restricted Resale Units