Tag Archives: Cranbrook Food Action Committee

Rockstar Farmer Tour comes to Kimberley and Cranbrook

What does it take to be a rock star farmer? Is it producing $140,000 of vegetables on a tiny 1.5 acre farm? Producing healthy food for 200 families organically and using hand tools? Or is it just making a right … > Read More

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Free advertising for local farmers

The fourth edition of the East Kootenay Local Food Guide will be produced this spring 2014. The guide aims to be a complete list of local food producers from Creston to Golden to Fernie, making it easier for people to … > Read More

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Second season of Cranbrook’s Public Produce Garden a big success

By Shannon Grey Duncan Now approaching the end of 2013, the Cranbrook Food Action Committee is reflecting on a positive second growing season for the Cranbrook Public Produce Garden. This year saw a dramatic increase in participation at the garden … > Read More

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Last One World Garden workshop of season

The sixth and final workshop in the One World Garden Series, ‘Can-Do Composting,’ is coming up Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. – noon in Kimberley and 3-5 p.m. in Cranbrook. We’re planning a very hands-on experience this month, so if … > Read More

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Magic of Perennials fifth in One World Garden Series

The fifth workshop in the One World Garden Series, The Magic of Perennials, is coming up Thursday, October 4, 10 a.m. to noon in Kimberley and 3-5 p.m. in Cranbrook. Please note the change of timing to daytime, mid-week for … > Read More

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One World Garden Workshops in Kimberley and Cranbrook


The fourth workshop in the One World Garden Series, No Fear of Frost, is coming up Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m.-noon in Kimberley and 3-5 p.m. in Cranbrook. With the abundance of harvest season upon us, this is an exciting time … > Read More

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More Garden Workshops offered

“The One World Garden Workshop series has been lots of fun so far, and there are still four more to come!” commented Shannon Duncan who is coordinating the One World Garden Project. As well as learning tricks and tips from … > Read More

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Project improves access to healthy local food

Everyone deserves to have access to food that is nutritious and safe in order to achieve good health, productivity, and a sense of wellbeing. Interior Health, through the Community Food Action Initiative (CFAI), has recently provided a total of $60,000 … > Read More

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Garden Workshops July 9/10 in Kimberley and Cranbrook

Now is the time to think about feeding all the lush growth that has come out of the past month’s copious amounts of rain and sunshine. Part two of the One World Garden Workshop Series will take a look at various ways … > Read More

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One World Garden Workshops start June 11

In Cranbrook and Kimberley… There’s never been a better time than now to get your hands dirty and learn how to grow your own food. As part of the Welcoming Communities project, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy, Cranbrook Food Action … > Read More

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