Some links you might enjoy:

The site for the Slocan Valley, where you’ll find nature, beauty, warmth, freedom, hidden treasures, great people, wonderful services, and the funkyness that the West Kootenays is known for.

The Vallican Whole Community Centre is just down the road from Tulaberry Farm. It is a community-built space that hosts rural skills workshops, locavores’ feasts, all different kinds of musical and cultural events, and even a sculpture garden.

More information on the Nelson Farmers’ Market can be found here.

I Love Nelson has reviews, events, and many other community resources for visitors and residents.

Certified Organic Associations of BC educates, certifies, and promotes organic farming all over the province.


The Kootenay Organic Growers Society
(KOGS) is a not for profit Kootenay-based certifying organization dedicated to the production and promotion of organic agriculture and products

WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) Canada‘s mission is to raise consciousness about ecological solutions to environmental issues through support of a community of people who are passionate about sustainable organic stewardship of food, animals and land while respecting nature and protecting natural resources.

Passmore Poultry Pluckers Inc. is a mobile poultry abattoir serving docking stations in the Central Kootenay District.