Tag Archives: Cranbrook Food Action Committee

Local Food in the Kitchen returns with workshops

Local Food in the Kitchen workshop this evening in Kimberley This fall, the Local Food in the Kitchen workshop series will cover fermentation, meat preservation, vinegars and homemade drinks. Fall is traditionally the time to preserve the summer’s harvest for … > Read More

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Celebrating the abundance of the season

The Cranbrook Public Produce Garden has enjoyed a productive third season. This garden is as much a community building and education asset as it is an accessible and productive source for harvesting your own local, healthy food. The Cranbrook Food … > Read More

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Extend your harvest: Cold Climate Gardening Workshops

Fall is here, but that doesn’t mean gardening season is over. Wildsight and the Cranbrook Food Action Committee’s next Edible Gardening workshop, running September 16 and 17 in Kimberley and Cranbrook, will teach locals how to keep the harvest going … > Read More

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Community garden is an amazing asset

Taste Life By Danielle Cardozo The Cranbrook Food Action Committee is giving away free food. For those of you who are not aware, Cranbrook Food Action has a community garden located on 6th Avenue and 18th Street N (in Eric MacKinnon Park, … > Read More

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Local Food in the Kitchen Workshops teach food preservation

This summer and fall, the Local Food in the Kitchen workshops series will show locals how to preserve seasonal food from the peak of the harvest for the long Kootenay winter. “There is plenty of local food available in the East Kootenay,” … > Read More

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Planning your Garden Workshop tonight

More and more food gardens are popping up in backyards around Kimberley and Cranbrook these days. If you’ve caught the gardening bug and need a little planning help to make the most of your backyard garden or if you want … > Read More

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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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