Author: Michelle Tsutsumi

September 20 – Roots ‘n Brews 2014 Tickets on sale now!!

Join us for an evening of live music, dancing, feasting, and celebrating the abundance of this year’s harvest ! For this event we bring together passionate local farmers & chefs to create a 4-course meal that truly celebrates the harvest of the Okanagan. Enjoy complimentary tastings of Real craft cider from The Bx Press Cidery, organic […]

Earthen Oven Making Workshop

MindGardens, a local natural building business, is offering a multi-session workshop where participants get to experience the entire process of “How to build your own Earthen Oven.” Session 1: Oven substructure and “forming” your oven. June 10 – noon to 3 PM 5601 Pleasant Valley Road Session 2: Curing and finish plaster making and application […]

Sustainability and Leadership Awards – Nomination Deadline April 22nd

If you, or members of your organization, know of individuals, groups or organizations that are eligible for the awards please nominate them by Earth Day, April 22, 2012.City of Vernon Sustainability Awards Categories: Building and Development Sustainable Business Community Sustainability Youth Initiatives Contributions to at least two of the three areas of sustainability (i.e. economic, […]

Shared Harvest Newsletter

Food Action Society recently received this message from Shared Harvest, part of Farm Folk City Folk and I thought it would be of interest. Be sure to scroll down because the Okanagan is represented in it!Hi I thought the Shared Harvest Newsletter might be of interest to you. The newsletter is also available at […]

Inquisitive Clips Short Film Competition

We received this message from Robyn and wanted to pass it along – any film buffs or aspiring directors who would like to try their hand at filmmaking? Good luck and we look forward to seeing the entries!Hello!The Regional District of North Okanagan and City of Vernon are hosting the 2nd annual Inquisitive Clips Short […]

New Courses at Okanagan College

Check out some of the new Okanagan College Continuing Education courses being offered soon in horticulture, permaculture, and agricultural diversification. Great for farm businesses as well. Find them on pages 24-27 in the following guide.

School Programs Update

Food Action Society of the North Okanagan School Food Action Initiative November 2010 Update “Facilitating food security education in schools” Goal Areas for 2010-2011 School Year  Increase awareness about School Food Action possibilities among educators, school communities, Parent Advisory Councils and the general community in the North Okanagan; Establish an email network of individuals interested […]