Farms to Friends extends to end of December

Bringing healthy, local food to families in need simply makes sense in these trying times. We launched Farms to Friends this summer to do just that, and it’s been so successful, we’re extending it to the end of the year.  With funding from a few grants and a lot of business sponsors and individual donors, Farms to Friends has EcoSociety staff and a group of committed volunteers delivering fresh…

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Fresh local food goal of new Farms to Friends program

Everyone deserves to be healthy. That’s the starting point for Farms to Friends, a new program this summer bringing local organic produce to low income families and seniors in the West Kootenays. Food security is one of the pillars of West Kootenay EcoSociety’s work, and the idea and funding for Farms to Friends came together quickly for a project that everyone involved is calling a win-win. It…

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Gaia Tree Whole Foods supports 100% renewable energy in Winlaw

Gaia Tree Whole Foods has joined over 30 businesses and organizations throughout the West Kootenays in signing on to support 100% renewable energy by 2050. Find out why Gaia Tree Whole Foods signed on: Q. Why did you sign on to support 100% renewable energy?  A. Because we believe in a renewable energy future!   Q. What are you already doing or planning on doing to make your…

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