On Friday August 30, James and Sharon of the Kootenay Society for Sustainable Living will be discussing the importance of seeds, why they recommend open-pollinated and heirloom seeds, crop adaptation and acclimatization, and of course the importance of seed saving! We will be starting in the Kimberley Community Garden at 5:30 PM for a hands on … Continued
Event Branches: Kimberley & Cranbrook
Did you know that in the East Kootenays, 30% of what we throw away is compostable organic material? Did you also know that this organic material can be turned into a very valuable resource, while also reducing our impact on our local and global environment? Lucky for us, composting is an easy and FUN activity … Continued
Apple season is here! Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook for our CRANBROOK volunteer apple picking and pressing on Saturday August 24. Looking for apples, juice, or an opportunity to contribute? Meet us at 10 am at the Cranbrook Public Produce Garden for a community apple picking and pressing. Wildsight will be coordinating volunteers to pick trees on … Continued
Join us in making the inaugural year of Wildsight’s Film Festival an event to remember. We are currently putting a call out to all local film makers to submit your newest creations for a chance to come alive on the big screen on Friday, November 15, 2019. We invite films which focus on the environment … Continued
Come lend a hand in the Kimberley Community Garden every second Wednesday (July 17, 31 & August 14, 28). Drop in anytime between 4:30 & 7:00 PM. We will be: • Weeding • Building • Composting • Planting • Harvesting • Eating See you then!
Every Tuesday morning between 8-11am we invite you to visit the Kimberley Community Garden on Rotary Drive to learn more about the garden and how you can get involved. Brooke will be on hand to answer your questions, put you to work and direct you to what is ready to eat.
Kimberley Open Gate Garden on Rotary Drive Wednesday July 3 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm Join James and Sharon of the Kootenay Society for Sustainable Living to learn all about companion planting with a Grow Biointensive approach. We will be discussing the three ways to successfully companion plant in our climate with examples of each type. … Continued
Join Wildsight and the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKISC) on Tuesday, July 9, starting at 7pm at the Marysville Eco Park. We will take a look at your weed samples, discuss how to manage invasive weeds and remove the ones living in the park. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please bring gloves if … Continued
Thursdays between June 20 – Sept 19 from 5PM- 7:30PM on Howard Street. Fresh food and beverages from local farmers and food producers, crafts from local artisans, live music and delicious food are all served up in downtown Kimberley every week throughout the summer.
Help us kick off the season on Wednesday, June 26 at 5PM. Enjoy a hot dog (or veggie dog) on us, meet the artist behind our new sign and take a tour of the unique beds in the Kimberley Community Garden! PSST…The garden is behind the swimming pool on Rotary Drive.