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Hustle & bustle at the Creston Valley Farmers Market in summer

Creston Ready to Become “Market Town, B.C.”

Come to the town of Creston on a Saturday morning in the summer and you’ll notice that there is a hub of activity at the west end of Canyon Street near the Chamber of Commerce. What is that you ask? The Creston Valley Farmers’ Market, which in my “locally-biased” opinion is the best market in […]

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Key to Community Building: good catering from Real Food Cafe!

Fields Forward Initiative – The Creston Valley Resets Focus on Ag Friendly Future

 Fields Forward – The Creston Valley’s Ag Future Like many other rural B.C. communities transitioning from historical resource industry economies, the Creston Valley spent most of the 90’s experiencing something akin to a “mid-life crisis” with the decline of forestry, mining, and even traditional agriculture. Tough questions hit you as a community when your glory […]

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The Creston Valley Food Hub is a joint project of the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition. Funding support provided, in part, by the BC Government’s Buy Local Program; delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC with funding from the BC Ministry of Agriculture. Funding support also provided, in part, by the Regional District of Central Kootenay. The BC Ministry of Agriculture is committed to working with industry partners. Opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the BC Ministry of Agriculture or the Investment Agriculture Foundation.