You can also source local dairy products and meats: beef, pork, lamb and chickens.
The variety and the abundance of food produced in this area is remarkable but it isn't always that easy to source. Locals rely on word-of-mouth and the help of the CV Food Action Coalition.
Kootenay Meadows Dairy
Kootenay Grain Community
Kootenay Natural Meats
Visit local fruit stands and farm gates
Zone 5 to 7
Within the Creston Valley and along the Eastshore of the Kootenay Lake you will find many mico-climates. It is possible to have up to three cuts of hay depending on the weather.
Wildcrafting and Hunting
Wildcrafting is a satisfying outdoor recreation activity, from mushroom hunting to Huckleberry picking. One of my favorite decadent recipes is brandied rose blossoms. Ask the locals more about sourcing wild food including hunting and fishing.