True Local Spotlight: Just-a-Mere Farm

For Danny Turner, growing organic produce is an expression of rationality + science. With a family history rooted in farming, Just-a-Mere Farm grows not only delicious food but cultivates a culture of innovation + ingenuity in modern organic farming techniques. … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight: Salix & Sedge Farm

Earlier in the 2022 growing season, we paid a visit to our friends at Salix & Sedge Farm in Salmo, and were given a tour of their farm by owner Brendan Parsons. Along with his wife, Cali Olleck and 2 … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight! Treasure Life Flour Mills

Ben + Claudia are the owners + farmers of Treasure Life Flour Mills in Creston, BC. Organically growing heirloom varieties of wheat and oats requires incredible resilience and passion, not to mention the vast investments of time and money needed … Read more >>

Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

Lion’s Mane mushroom. You may have heard of it or seen it pop up in some of your wellness products, but have you taken them home fresh and cooked them?
Here to take the mystery out of this mushroom is … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight on Sunshine Valley Farms

Meet Patrick Bartel of Sunshine Valley Farms. Located in beautiful Lister, BC, his family farm supplies organic and free range eggs to our Co-op and throughout the Kootenays. As third generation farmers, the Bartels bring experience and passion to … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight on Silverking Soya Foods

For over 25 years our community has enjoyed locally produced organic tofu by the incredible team at Silverking Soya Foods.

When previous owner Jeff Mock sold the business in 2019 to Josh Currie and Kathryn Whitehead, Silverking Soya Foods was … Read more >>

Community Donation Day: KOGS

On Friday, April 22nd 2022, customers could get their shopping done while supporting Kootenay Organic Growers Society (KOGS)! KOGS is a local organic certifying body supporting local organic farmers + food producers in our region. On that day, 3% of … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight: Meadowbrook Farm

Growing fresh greens and sprouts with love and attention, Laura and Kevin are in the business of planting seeds in the community and nurturing them to their highest potential.
Meadowbrook Farm offers a variety of local, organic leafy greens, like … Read more >>

True Local Spotlight: Viva Cacao!

Chocolate is an adventure

Viva Cacao is one of those businesses that embodies Kootenay culture. By investing in ethical relationships, organic ingredients + sustainable practices, living with love comes naturally to Beth Campbell.

Every decision is made with community in … Read more >>