Jesse Woodward, former Markets & Events Director at EcoSociety

EcoSociety Markets Director moving on from farmers’ markets to City Council

By Jesse Woodward After 7 amazing years as the Markets and Events Director at the West Kootenay EcoSociety I will be transition out of this position to take on my new role as a Nelson City Councillor. I am currently working closely on transition planning and implementation with EcoSociety staff and the Executive Director and I want everyone to know that the Nelson outdoor markets will continue in…

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MarketFest – August 24

MarketFest will be returning to Nelson on August 24! Let the fun begin! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more. MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed. The MarketFest events runs from 6 pm to 10:00 pm. A $5 donation for admission is kindly…

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MarketFest – July 27

The 2018 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for two nights this coming summer! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more. MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed. The MarketFest events runs from 6 pm to 10:00 pm. A $5 donation for admission is…

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2018 Downtown Local Market opening

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will reopen the 2018 Nelson Downtown Local Market on Wednesday June 13th on the newley renovated Hall St. right off of Baker St. This will be the 9th year in a row that this market has taken place. The market will run each Wednesday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm through to September 26th, offering an amazing mix of local produce, plants, prepared foods, body care, and…

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2018 Cottonwood Community Market Opening

Every Saturday at Cottonwood Falls Park, Cottonwood Market features live music and a friendly vibe. Over 40 vendors are at Cottonwood each Saturday selling fresh produce, fresh juice, eggs, honey, local natural meats, home-brewed root beer, and a great selection of prepared savory and sweet foods. In addition, Cottonwood Market features a variety of unique products including jewellery, artwork,…

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2018 Nelson Garden Festival

Always on Mother's Day Weekend. Always free to attend. The 17th Annual Nelson Garden Festival happens on Saturday, May 12th, 2018, 10-3 pm, 600 block of Baker St. downtown Nelson. 50 booths of veggies, flowers, perennials and annuals, shrubs and bulbs, and many items to spruce up your gardens, patios, walkways and decks from some of the region's best gardeners and crafts people. This is a rain or…

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