Everyone is chomping at the bit to get the 2013 registration forms and after some technical difficulties with our websites here they are. Thank you for your patience!
The Farmers’ Market office at the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Centre is now open on Mondays and Fridays from 1-5pm for walk ins. If you have any questions please contact the manager, Martha Boland, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250 254-1594.
Thank you all and here’s to another great year!
Hello everyone, spring is upon us and so are many changes for our lovely market. New to this year is a one time March Market on the 23rd, a new time for all our markets, and most importantly, a new location!
Vendors, be sure to attend the meeting to find out all the details, location at Chamber, 7pm.
Please pass this information along.
See you all soon.
Please join us for our March Public General Meeting
Monday March 4th at 7:00 PM at the COTR Greenhouse Classroom.
Each meeting will have a short business introductory agenda and then will move into a major presentation. We have a full line up of great speakers for our spring meetings helping to bring our Valley’s food producers and consumers together. We hope these entertaining and educational presentations and panels will give everyone a reason to attend and participate as much as possible. We hope to see you there!
Welcome and introductions:
Up-dates on our major projects: The latest Farmers’ Market information and Farm Fresh Guide activities
Membership Program: Join the FAC starting in May and receive local benefits package
Producer’s announcements/products for sale: What’s new!
March Featured Program:
SOIL! There is a revolution happening in how we treat our soil!
Frank Orosz is a neighbor of Percy Schmeiser in Bruno Saskatchewan and will share his experience as a farmer transitioning from traditional agricultural practices to a more organic focus and Erin or Wayne Harris will share their knowledge and concerns for the future of our soil. Bring your ears and ideas!
Upcoming Program Topics: (all meetings held in COTR Greenhouse Classroom)
April Meeting: Monday April 1st, at 4:00 PM
Program Topic: “Consumer/Producer relations” – What consumers can do to support producers and how our involvement needs to be cooperative for everyone’s ultimate benefit.
May Meeting: Monday May 6th, at 7:00 PM
Program Topic: “You get what you pay for!” A look at why small farm products cost more but are worth every penny you pay.
Contact Len Parkin for further details at 250-866-5405 or CrestonFoodAction@gmail.com
This years Seedy Saturday will be March 16th, 1-4pm, at the New Life Christian Church Basement on 1281 Elm Street, Creston.
For more information about the event or to book a table, please check out the attached poster in the link below:
Volunteers would appreciated