2017 Potluck Celebration

We will be hosting a FUN celebration for EVERYONE interested in our work on Saturday November 4th.  We hope you will join us for a potluck gathering with terrific local food.  Doors open at 5:00, Dinner at 6pm. The food is always terrific at this dinner; bring your favorite dish.  This is an opportunity for members to connect with each other, as well as the public and interested producers to get to know more about what we do, our new services and our growing network. Please join us in ...
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May 2017 Job Posting – Field Production Assistant

2017 KBFPC Field Production Assistant Job Posting Application deadline: May 20 , 2017 Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) is a not-for-profit organization and has two constituent groups of members; farmers and secondary food processors. Our mission is to increase food security in our region by enabling our members to maximize their production capacity. We are serving their needs with a supportive infrastructure including; marketing and distribution and storage to extend the s...
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Join us to Celebrate – November 19th at 5:00 p.m.

We will be hosting a FUN celebration for EVERYONE interested in our work on Saturday November 19th at 5pm at Taghum Hall, on Taghum Hall Road outside of Nelson.  We hope you will join us for a potluck gathering - the food is always terrific, meet our members, and hear more details on our work and the changes we will be implementing to allow us to serve our members and the community. A big thank you to our generous sponsor OTTER BOOKS who believes in a sustainable food system!
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KBFPC’s AGM ~ Monday October 17th

Our AGM will be Monday October 17, beginning at 7pm (registration at 6:30). Location is upstairs from Hipperson’s Hardware, 385 Baker St, Nelson. We will be voting on whether we will convert to a Not-for-Profit Co-operative which will allow us to apply for funding to help build the much needed infrastructure and systems that our region needs. This meeting will be primarily for Producers and those interested in membership. Everyone welcome.
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Food Sustainability

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Kootenay & BoundaryFood Producers Co-op is a group of small food producers banding together to become more viable in creating a vital support service selling to local stores and restaurants. Seek out our seal on local produce in your grocery store and help us help by buying our food – we will grow stronger if we co-operate. The benefits of buying LOCAL are well documented.  It is fresher (and therefore more nutritious); it hasn’t traveled hundreds of miles (and is therefore climate friend...
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Interest in Locally Grown Food is Growing!

In February, we hit the streets and called on restaurants and grocery stores to see what crops they would be interested in purchasing from our local farmer members this season. The response has been incredibly positive! Many businesses want food from our local growers and are literally excited about the work KBFPC is doing to make it easier for them to offer local food to their customers. As one chef said; simply put, I need reliability and consistency and a dependable weekly delivery. And...
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Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op Thank you!

To all of our 2015 contributors... You are the best! You went the extra mile, you took time and you paid attention! Not only did you support us, but you gave us a big high-five that you believe in us! The Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op has the vision and direction to implement and build an infrastructure designed to support our local farmers and food processors into a sustainable local food movement… but without your support, it won’t happen – and you made sure that obstacle isn...
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