We are a community of inspired clear minded individuals creating a relational centered, sustainable lifestyle that we have found naturally catalyzes the evolution of human consciousness. From our earthy off-grid farm setting in the Selkirk Mountains we supply the West Kootenays & Okanagan with organic Microgreens. We grow year round in our annualized geo solar greenhouse that is predominantly heated and powered by the sun.
Located in the restored CP Station in the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce.
We strive to provide visitors and locals with a variety of information and maps of our local area, West Kootenay Region.
One stop, provides: maps, local knowledge, brochures and guides and a great atmosphere. WiFi, coffee shop and parking for visitors.
The place to go to find out about everything in the West Kootenay region and beyond. Travelling to the area? Need a place to stay? Want ideas on what to do in the area?
May you find peace in the place you call home.
At Samurai Hardwood we combine traditional craftsmanship with contemporary techniques to bring
your space to life, from the ground up.
We offer a wide range of products including locally milled wide plank woods, domestic and imported solid and engineered hardwood, vinyl, cork and bamboo flooring. We also provide exceptional refinishing and staining services as well as custom staircase design.
We’ll help guide you through the flooring process, from start to finish. We’re dedicated to meeting
your projects needs and capturing your style.
Covet interiors is a boutique interior design and styling studio servicing the West Kootenays and beyond.
Environment informs behavior and Covet Interiors works hand-in-hand with our clients to develop a healthy relationship with their homes feeling comfortable, inspired, and embraced. We believe each project is individual to the client, not to our signature. We work with the client to develop their taste and align them with their daily routines and habits – rendering a personal style.
We have established relationships with a range of trusted trades and artisans in the industry who we collaborate with to ensure we not only meet but exceed your expectations.
The Kutenai Art Therapy Institute (KATI) is dedicated to the belief that the creative process is healing and life enhancing and that the use of the expressive arts can contribute therapeutically to both individual and community health.
KATI offers a two-year diploma program in art therapy.
Students can take the program in one of two formats: on-campus or blended distance. The curriculum uses a relational model which emphasizes the therapeutic needs of rural communities, the importance of Indigenous approaches to art therapy and research, and the value of maintaining a sense of connection with the natural world.
KATI offers a host of art therapy services throughout the Kootenays through student clinical placements, the local school districts, and partnerships with local service agencies.
Spruced Kitchens provides kitchen/bath design and construction solutions that increase the value and beauty of your home. Our quality execution is achieved through the careful craftsmanship of MERIT KITCHENS cabinetry, thoughtful design, proper material selection, and outstanding customer service. By following these virtues with honesty and integrity, we meet and exceed client expectations in every project we take on.
Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society (FOKLSS) is an inclusive, stewardship organization dedicated to sustaining a healthy Kootenay Lake for future generations. Our mission is to improve the health and stewardship of Kootenay Lake through monitoring, habitat restoration, capacity building, and the empowerment of local communities, First Nations, and stakeholders.
The bright & beautiful, newly-renovated Taghum Hall is located along the shores of the Kootenay River, 10 kilometres west of Nelson. It is operated by an independent, community-based society of members and volunteers. The hall offers vibrant & varied community programs of special events and ongoing activities, which are continually updated on the website taghumhall.ca. Come join the fun!
Taghum Hall is affordably available for rent for public or private functions, has a capacity for 174 people, and is wheelchair accessible. The hall proper includes a proscenium stage with adjustable lighting, and a 30’ x 70’ multi-functional open hall for any banquets and festivities. A fully-equipped kitchen can serve large numbers. There is ample parking, and space for both indoor and outdoor functions. A stunning wrap-around deck takes full advantage of the Kootenay River & mountain views.
“West Kootenay EcoSociety is a non-profit, community-driven organization, that works to bring together local residents to protect the natural environment while building just, equitable, healthy, and livable communities in the West Kootenay region. The three main pillars of our work are: taking action to reduce the crisis of climate change, promoting sustainable local food systems, and preserving wild places, ecosystems, air and water for future generations. If you’re looking to get involved in the community, EcoSociety’s a great place to learn about local issues and how make a tangible, positive impact in your community.”
- Commercial /Residential/Industrial/Interior and Exterior/Book a Painter Program/Color Consulting/Patching Drywall/Stucco/Carpentry/Containment and Air Filtration/Spray Painting/High Pressuring Washing/Maintenance Program
Make A Change Canada was established in 2005 as a national nonprofit and charitable organization that provides employment and skills training to Canadians who face challenges in finding or maintaining employment in today’s labour market. We are accredited (since 2015) through the Imagine Canada Standards Program, one of just over 200 charitable organizations in Canada to have achieved this important standing. Make A Change Canada is exempted from certification under the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB), Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, and is a certified educational institution under Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). This means we are authorized to provide students with T2202A certificates to claim a tuition tax credit. Make A Change Canada has assisted hundreds of individuals in the local community to attain the skills they need to move on to meaningful careers and increased earnings. The net benefit extends to our clients’ families, to local businesses requiring employees with essential technology skills, and to the local economy. Help us celebrate our upcoming 15-year anniversary when we host the Montreal Canadiens Alumni in a charity fundraising game this January 23, 2020. We’ll be celebrating “The Canadian Way of Life!”
Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is governed by a group of dedicated volunteers whose purpose is to raise funds for the medical needs of our community hospital. The Board of Directors consists of 12 directors who each serve a 3-year term.
Our directors bring to the Board a variety of backgrounds offering their unique skills and talents to ensure the Foundation’s success.
The Foundation Board is a working Board elected by its members. Directors and members serve on various committees such as the Events Committee, Golf Committee, Community Relations Committee, or the Finance Committee.
All directors and members contribute their time and effort without any payment or benefit other than the satisfaction of contributing to the community.
The Blindman.ca is a local West Kootenay company with an excellent reputation based on quality service and the satisfaction of many customers. We will work with you throughout the entire process to ensure that you are satisfied with the quality of our products and services. The Blindman is an expert in determining and helping customers needs when choosing window covering products. Design and colour choice experience. Dealer for Hunter Douglas Products, Shadeomatic, Altex , Wizard Screens, Artistic Awnings and Solace motorized sun control systems. All products to fit any budget. Commercial quotes also available.
|Nelson CARES Society sponsors a wide variety of community programs and services including the Advocacy Centre; Earth Matters; Services for Community Living – supported housing and career development; Ward Street Place and Stepping Stones for Success emergency shelter. Nelson CARES Society may be Nelson\’s most diverse non profit organization. We\’ve been a long term catalyst (since 1974) for initiating community services and resources that respond to emerging needs. Not only has our origins as Nelson District Community Resources Society created crucial services, but hundreds of jobs for the Nelson area and generated millions of dollars for the local economy as well. The finest products of course are the results of our project and program work for the Community – some very visible and some simply ongoing and quietly invisible.|
Mickey McEwen Hall for rent. Have a business/life event, hall for rent. Commercial kitchen, 235 banquet seating capacity, Wi-Fi, 3,300 sq ft seating space, multiple washrooms, great location with parking near Cottonwood Falls.
Think outside of the box! Custom designs Exquisite. Green Homes. Energy Efficient Package. Panoramic views. Cathedral ceilings. Timber frame details. Feast your eyes on our array of projects on our website and our facebook community. Our Mission is to increase awareness, understanding and compassion for the natural world by building lived environments that are beautiful, healthy and sustainable. Our homes reflect our commitment to enhancing the quality of life, bridging the alternative and the mainstream, the sacred and the ordinary. We pursue this ideal by creating products that resonate in a deep way with our customer’s needs and values. We conduct our business through cultivating open, honest, and caring relationships with our employees, suppliers and customers.We ship our homes and buildings worldwide after a meticulous process of co-creating with our clients. Our kits are astounding in accuracy and order. The numbered kit components and the accompanying manual support a set-up process that is fast and fun.
At Mandala Homes we are dedicated to providing exquisite spaces while minimizing the impact on our environment.
We partner with our clients in designing and crafting sustainable, energy efficient homes using sustainable materials such as eco-certified wood and non-toxic insulation and finishes.
Our homes have a natural and creative appeal and represent a new wave of innovation in green technology and prefabricated home design.
Inspired by nature, Mandala’s round home designs are highlighted by an abundance of natural light that spills through our signature central skylight.
The full moon is rising! Kootenai Moon Furniture stands proud in the heart of Baker Street, as Nelson’s Furniture Boutique.
Kootenai Moon Furniture is the local place to discover unique contemporary furniture; sofas, loveseats and chairs in sumptuous fabrics and noble leathers, dining and bedroom furniture, free standing electric fireplaces, outdoor furniture, luxurious Egyptian cotton and bamboo bed linens and towels, and out of the ordinary home décor. Our 6000 sq. ft. boutique emanates colors, textures, luxury, comfort and beauty. Kootenai Moon is a destination for furnishings with global influences, for your home, condo, cabin, lake house, or office. Customer relationships are important to us. We believe that by providing services and products to our families, our friends, our neighbors, and visitors to the Kootenays, we can contribute to the well-being of our communities. Visit us, or check out our website.
JOHNSON’S LANDING RETREAT is a Holistic Centre dedicated to the development of Body, Mind and Spirit. The Centre is located near the top of beautiful Kootenay Lake. We have been offering quality Workshops and Retreats since we first opened in 1999. Call us Toll Free 1(877)366-4402
You are welcome to join us for Couple’s workshops, Tantra, Painting, Personal Development, Reiki, Yoga, TaiChi, Meditation, Healing, Geodesic Dome building and much more! We also invite people to come just for a personal getaway.
Georama is the West Kootenays’ largest and most modern Greenhouse, Nursery and Garden Center. Open year round since 1970, Georama is the place to go for all your gardening needs. Georama, Growing for the Kootenays …. with the Kootenays.
Georama Garden Centre is the destination of choice for Kootenay gardeners. Open year round, our unique Garden Centre is nestled on 16 acres of lakeview land providing a spectacular backdrop to our operation. With more than 20 staff members to help with professional advice, and products backed by Georama’s growing season warranty your shopping experience is guaranteed to be a pleasure and your time here a great memory! Let us help you select just the right plant, shrub or tree to make your backyard truly a paradise. With thousands of varieties to chose from we know your landscape project will turn out just right. We also shop the world for you – to bring the most unique garden accents and containers right to the Kootenays. Statuary, fountains, bird baths, ceramic pots and more – all are waiting right here just for you. Landscape contractors and home owners can find everything for that special project – the list is large! from bulk topsoil, bark mulch, dolomite, lava rock, soil conditioners, edging, weed barrier and pond liner to caliper grade and specimen size trees and evergreens, Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Japanese Maples, Dogwoods – the list is almost endless. We have more than 30,000 sq. ft of greenhouses loaded with bedding plants, perennials, hanging baskets,tropical plants, seasonal plants. Our water gardening section including plants, pumps, filters and more is a must see, complete with a demonstration pond and waterfall where you can sit and relax with a nice cup of tea. We invite you to come out soon and visit us – we would love to see you!
Ellenwood Homes is a full service design/build and consulting company operating in the Kootenay region of BC. Our custom homes are Built Green Certified, energy efficient, and healthy. ”Sustainable by Design”
Marc Brillon is a licensed builder with a background in architectural & building technology, construction management, and cost planning.
Lara Ellenwood is a registered interior designer with 19 years of experience in single and multi-family residential design. She works in any style, from rustic to contemporary.
We work with local architects, engineers, consultants, and subtrades to produce exceptional homes, while keeping a strong commitment to schedules and budgets.
We are also pleased to provide renovation services and energy retrofits for existing homes. Please call or write for further details.
Whether you are building a new home, doing an addition or re-roofing your home, our dedicated team works efficiently to get your project done accurately the first time. Edge Roofing LTD uses only the highest quality of materials and employees experienced tradesmen to ensure quality work.
In 2006 Edge Roofing Ltd was established and since starting we have done many projects ranging from garden sheds, custom homes to historic commercial buildings.
Based in Nelson BC, Edge Roofing LTD is managed and run by Dan and Breanne Gaudreau. As an owner, Dan works closely with building contractors and home owners to guarantee the highest quality of workmanship.
Community Futures Central Kootenay is a not-for-profit community economic development organization. We are committed to helping people in the Central Kootenay region who are either operating or are planning to start their own business.