Nelson Markets Update – COVID-19

Hello everyone, it’s been a surreal couple of weeks for us at the EcoSociety and specifically for me and the markets adapting to this curveball the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown.  The update for now is that we are postponing Gardenfest in May to 2021, and both our MarketFest events previously scheduled for July and August until summer 2021.  We’ve made this difficult decision based on…

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Nelson’s MarketFest this Friday!

Come one, come all! Downtown Nelson will be bustling with artisans, community and great food this Friday August 23rd from 6-10 pm at MarketFest, and we want you to join us!  This year we are trying to create an even better, healthier and safer community by improving our waste management and promoting the transition to 100% renewable energy in the Kootenays.   Can you join in on the fun and come…

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Your Markets have a new face

I’m Craig Mullin and proud to be the new Market Coordinator for the West Kootenay EcoSociety. I’m truly excited to pick up where Jesse, EcoSociety’s previous Market Coordinator left off and ensure the vibrant market culture we already have in Nelson continues to thrive. I moved to Nelson from Vancouver in 2006 with a dream to build my own home and raise a family. With a background in music event…

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Open Outdoor Market Season

The 2016 outdoor market season has arrived! It all starts with the Nelson Garden Festival onthis Saturday. This wonderful event takes place from 10am-3pm on the 200 block of Baker Street. If you love gardening this event is not to be missed. Will you be there? On Saturday, May 14, West Kootenay EcoSociety’s Cottonwood Community Market opens to kick-off another season…

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MarketFest-August 21

Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more. MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed.  The fun at MarketFest runs from 6 pm to 10:30 pm.  A $5 donation for admission is kindly requested for anyone over 18.  Everyone is welcome, whether you…

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MarketFest-July 24

The 2015 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for three nights this coming summer!  Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more.  MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed.  The fun at MarketFest runs from 6 pm to 10:30 pm.  A $5…

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