THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 | THE BASIN FOOD & BUYERS EXPO
Expanded and returning for a second year. Exhibiting opportunities for food producers and processors from the Basin to grow market opportunities and meet new buyers (grocery, restaurant, distribution and food service) from across Western Canada.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 | AGRICULTURE FORUM
Gathering the region’s food growers, makers and support services to network, workshop and brainstorm around developing a thriving food and agriculture economy. This conference will explore new technology and regenerative practices with targeted program streams and experts for food business, community and both established and emerging farms.
FRIDAY + SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25+26 | YOUNG AGRARIANS MIXER
As part of the Agriculture Forum, join us for two days of farming workshops geared towards new and young farmers looking to develop skills, build knowledge, and network with farming peers. More info at: youngagrarians.org
The Canadian Columbia Basin is a large and diverse geographic region located in the southeast corner of British Columbia. Located in southeastern British Columbia, the Basin covers about 80,000 square kilometres—about 8.5 per cent of the entire province—and has a population of over 155,000 people. It includes all communities in the East and West Kootenays, It includes the cities of; Revelstoke, Golden, Nakusp, Nelson, Creston, Cranbrook, Invermere, Kimberly, Fernie, Castlegar and Rossland to name a few. See the map here.
The Trust supports agricultural production in the Columbia Basin and strengthening access to markets for Basin products.