The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council will be joining us at the EcoGarden in Fernie for an afternoon of workshops, native plant sales, seed saving info and more! This is a FREE, all ages event. We can’t wait to see you at the garden!
Event Branches: Elk Valley
Join us on Monday, May 21 at 7pm for the final Wild Ideas of the season — next one will not be until September! Megan Lohmann from the Community Energy Association will lead us in a discussion on her work with the Accelerate Kootenays Project and how we can integrate electric vehicles into our Kootenay … Continued
Chris Nicholson of Black Bear Tree Care (www.blackbeartreecare.com) will lead us in the April edition of Wild Ideas as we learn all about the 5 W’s of tree care and how we can ensure the longevity of our food producing, decorative, and native tree species.
Wild Ideas is a FREE, monthly discussion led by individuals passionate about the world! Kim Kennedy, of Fernie Mountain Honey will guide us in a relaxed and enlightening group talk all about bees, beekeeping in Fernie, and what we can do to ensure the success of the world’s most important pollinator. Fernie Mountain Honey began … Continued
Join Travis Wade on Monday, February 19 at 7pm for a relevant and timely discussion on how to reduce and eliminate single use plastics from you daily routine. And on a larger level, how we can work together to encourage businesses and municipalities to support a ban on these products. Travis grew up surfing and … Continued
Seed Swap and Sale! Join the Community EcoGarden and Our Cold Climate Seed Library Project in this FREE and fun day of seed swapping, buying, informative talks, kids activities, snacks, and more! It’s still snowing outside but that only means that it is time to start thinking about planning your garden! Don’t miss this great … Continued
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, … Continued
Join Katie Joyce on Monday, January 22 for the next edition of Wildsight Elk Valley’s Wild Ideas! These free of charge monthly discussions are held at the lovely Infinitea T-Bar & Boutique where there are fantastic $12 meals available to accompany engaging dialogue and encouraging idea exchanges.
The second discussion in our Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Wild Ideas series is a energizing talk led by Ebon Smylie, owner of OTG Power Solutions. We will look at how to integrate alternative energy technologies into our lives and how they are becoming more attainable on a personal level daily. See you at Infinitea T-Bar on December … Continued
Join Madi Bragg, local gardening guru, in this lively discussion on how to put your garden to sleep for the winter! Madi has a LOT of wild ideas when it comes to gardening in the Kootenays; but the one that she always get some confused looks for is her conviction that in the short growing season.