Tag Archives: Cranbrook Food Action Committee

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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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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