True Local Spotlight: Counter Cultured Foods

For Ryan and Kate, taking over Counter Cultured Foods was a dream come true. When the opportunity came to invest in this True Local fermentation business, they followed their gut! Combining their love of food, community, and working with their … Read more >>

True local spotlight: Little Dragon Medicinals

For Kendra Starr, family is everything. Inspired by the healing effects of acupuncture on a serious back injury, Kendra set out to study Chinese Medicine as a teenager – alongside her mother, no less! Fast forward to today, where Kendra

Introducing Mooi Natural Essentials

New True Local Supplier

You’ll soon be able to find some of your favourite Mooi products on the shelves in your Wellness Department!

Based in Nelson, Mooi creates handmade, ethical and natural body + beauty care products. They craft their Read more >>

New True Local Suppliers!

It’s always exciting to bring new True Local suppliers to the diverse lineup at your Co-op. Our community is filled with passionate + skilled people and these new additions are no exception!

Skattebo Acres

Nestled on the shores of the …

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 >>