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 […]

Local Food Security Resources Brochure

Check out this great resource for learning about North Okanagan’s Good Food Box, Food Banks, Community Kitchens, Emergency Food Programs and more! Click on the link below to access the brochure: Local Food Security Resources Brochure More Articles… New group in Lumby – BEE Safe There are always balancing forces at work. Plan for Vernon […]

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, […]

BeeSAFE workshops!

Written by Mary Stockdale Various workshops related to growing food without pesticides and in attracting bees and other pollinators are given at the Lumby Bee SAFE office every Friday from 3 to 4 PM. For details see: and click on Workshops. All workshops are by donation. Places are limited so please reserve by calling […]

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 […]

New group in Lumby – BEE Safe

Bee SAFE is a new movement that works to improve health, the environment and local economies by increasing access to local food that is safe for the bees, and for us. Our ability to grow safe food is compromised by Genetically Modified crops that cross-pollinate with traditional and organic crops (and even with wild plants […]