Eat Think Vote is a campaign that gathers community members across Canada to speak with federal candidates ahead of the upcoming election. The goal is to make sure food is an election issue, and that the incoming government develops policy that encourages a food system where no one goes hungry, where food is healthy, and … Continued
Event Branches: Kimberley & Cranbrook
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is pleased to host our 6th Annual Harvest Party at the Kimberley Community Garden (aka Open Gate Garden) on Rotary Drive. Sunday September 22, starting at 1pm. As in previous years, we are organizing a variety of activities for the event including our famed zucchini races, a community harvest potluck and the Spud … Continued
Apple season is here! Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook for our KIMBERLEY volunteer apple picking and pressing on Saturday September 14 & Sunday September 22. Picking on Saturday September 14th from 10am-1pm – Pressing juice on Sunday September 22 from 10am-2pm. Details below! PICKING SATURDAY SEPT 14 On Saturday September 14 we’ll be visiting and picking … Continued
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
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
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