eARTh Community Clay Studios is a home studio with a breathtaking view. It is not just a pottery studio, it is an inspired playground for adults, kids, and anyone who likes to play with mud.
Hands-on help and personalized instruction are at the core of this experience. The friendly atmosphere supplies warm feedback and creative motivation to help you discover your inner potential.
Owner and teacher Diane Walters has worked with clay for thirty-five years and the learning industry for thirty. Sharing her experience and learning from others is at the core of this small business.
eARTh Community Clay Studios is situated in a beautiful studio with a view in Uphill Nelson, BC, Canada, located at 1116 Latimer St, Nelson, BC. We are open Sept – April and closed for late spring and summer.
If you’ve ever dreamed of having your own light-filled art studio, eARTh Community Clay Studios is for you. Though we specialize in beginner wheel and hand-building classes, if you are a practiced potter, you’ll appreciate our wheel and hand-building work areas, Shimpo wheels and slab roller, our selection of stains and glazes, and our regular firing schedule during our open studio sessions. Everything you need is right here. Experienced Potters and Sculptors make up our team of ceramic professionals who are ready to share their talents.
Get Out of Town!
Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Bearfoot Beach House located on the north shore at the east end of the west arm of Kootenay Lake, in the heart of Balfour, near the Kootenay Lake ferry terminal. With one hundred feet of soft sandy beach, this 600+ sq. ft. quiet suite is ideal for a golf vacation or a relaxing couples retreat. Featuring two bedrooms, large covered porch, private campfire pit, full size bathroom, bbq, outdoor shower and a great view from the fully equiped kitchen.
A short 30 min scenic drive to either Nelson or Kaslo.
This executive suite has been styled to be a gallery for the visual arts and many of the pieces are for sale.
The views are among the best Nelson has to offer! This suite is minutes from hundreds of mountain bike trails or easy walks along the rails to trails. Enjoy a Bbq dinner while relaxing outside in Adirondack chairs while taking a break from your artwork in the studio.
Nelson vision experts that provide the Kootenays with a vast selection of designer frames, glasses and sunglasses. Need your glasses in a hurry? L’Optique offers one-hour for most prescriptions. Your new glasses manufactured while you wait. We can also repair and service your existing eyeglasses. Our professional staff has extensive knowledge and we pride ourselves in great customer service for the right price.
Looking for sunglasses? L’Optique carries brands like Rayban, Tom Ford, Prada, Gucci, Moscot, Maui Jim, Oakley, Dior and much, much more.
We take pride in providing authentic Indian spices to the people of the Kootenays.
We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.
Kootenay Tamil Kitchen is a South Indian Restaurant in Nelson, BC. We serve real authentic South Indian food exclusive for the people of Kootenays. We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.
Kootenay Crate Company has locally sourced and handcrafted wood furniture to help with your home organization-practical, functional bed frames, shelving , entertainment units and more. In addition to locally made furniture we offer the handcrafted products made by Kootenay based artists and artisans to beautify your space. Gift giving with an emphasis on supporting local talent and creativity! We also carry Springwall Canadian made mattresses to compliment out crate storage beds.
Cottonwood Kitchens is the Kootenays’ #1 source for fine quality, unique kitchenware as well as being one of Nelson’s most attractive shops. We carry small appliances such as espresso machines, stand mixers, and blenders by Breville, KitchenAid, and Vitamix.
We have dishware, cutlery, and cookware from names such as Fiestaware, Henckel, Victorinox, and Global.
We also carry a wide range of fun and functional kitchen accessories, great gifts ideas, and products from local artisans.
Serving the West Kootenays!
Let us help transform your home with high quality and affordable window coverings.
Create your outdoor oasis with a new Hot Tub Spa, embrace the world of Hydrotherapy and Relaxation.
Enhance your outdoor living space with a Patio Flame Table and Barbeque.
We offer free in home consultations and take pride in our prompt, friendly service.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 – 4:30
Sunday – Tuesday: By appointment (call or email)
Financing available (o.a.c) through our partners at Financeit. Click the link below to pre-qualify online.
An authorized Graber Blinds dealer
An authorized H2O Spas dealer
An authorized Maax (Vita) Spas dealer
Community Education and Support Services is a collaboration between Jodi Bergman Counselling and Thrive Tutoring Services. We are a tutoring, education support and counselling cooperative offering individualized programs, small group learning, after school homework help, and family-centred counselling services in person and online. At CESS we strive to meet the needs of each student, helping them identify their own unique learning style and personal education goals using relational connection as our base.
Wild Smile Events is an event planning and management company that aids spirited clients in curating events that are memorable and connective for all in attendance. We specialize in non-traditional, outdoor and adventure type weddings, elopements and social events. We also have extensive knowledge in fundraising, corporate and community event planning, as well.
Our service offerings include, Full and Partial Event Planning, Event Design, Event Coordination/Management, Hourly Consultations and Rentals.
LOCALLY AND PASSIONATELY OWNED AND OPERATED!
Nelson Olive Oil Co is an independently owned and operated retail store and tasting room in Nelson BC. A passion for creative cooking and heathy eating has led us to open our own store where we import some of the finest extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar the world has to offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products and exceptional customer service. You can expect to be warmly greeted by friendly and passionate staff who will personally guide you along your own unique and exciting flavour journey!
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oilis in a class of its own when compared to other commercial mainstream olive oils found on grocery store shelves. Numerous well-documented studies from around the world demonstrate the many health benefits of FRESH extra virgin olive oil. This makes it one of the most indispensable ingredients in a healthy diet.
Our Balsamic Vinegarsare aged in wooden casks and imported from Modena Italy — naturally and exquisitely flavoured to enhance your gourmet experience!
We hope you’ll share the extraordinary tastes and benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Aged Balsamics with your family and friends!
Visit our tasting room or shop our online store 24/7:
Ballasters is an online marketplace where local businesses that operate within the food and beverage sector can sell directly to the customer.
Ballasters provides a user-friendly, enjoyable system for the vendor and the customer to connect in a virtual marketplace. Vendors can come together safely to create a well-rounded shopping experience outside the supermarket structure. The joy of the farmer’s market and artisan fair shopping is still available no matter the circumstances.
We want you to join us on Ballasters. There is strength in numbers and we want everyone on board, including you.
We are delighted to offer two retreat spaces at Yasodhara Heights, the perfect place to be surrounded by nature and take space for yourself. Built to green standards, our cabins are located in the heart of the East Shore with breathtaking views of the mountains and lake, and surrounded by forest. They are located above and off-site from the Ashram itself. We request a two-week minimum stay.
Heights Cabin 2 – Picturesque retreat cabin, built to green standards, complete with kitchen, bedroom and office space and bathroom. Stunning views of mountains and lake from inside or the front deck.
Heights Duplex – Ground floor retreat space, built to green standards, complete with kitchen, separate bedroom and bathroom. Breathtaking views of the mountains and lake from majestic deck or large windows.
We are located on Svoboda Road, 2.4 kms from the city of Nelson. Svoboda Road is home to many popular mountain biking trails of all levels. From our beautiful glamping sites you can ride out to the trails, already up the mountain. We are surrounded by the West Arm Wilderness Park so it is pristine forest, creeks and hiking trails also all around us. Being 10 minutes from Nelson also opens up all the amenities of this lovely town…biking/hiking/walking trails at the foot of Svoboda Road that go for miles in either direction; fabulous restaurants, craft breweries, shops, beaches and in non Covid times many festivals and music, and arts events.
We have four 14 foot in diameter domes, each with a twin bed, but room for another twin bed if desired; one 32 foot dome with a queen, and three twin beds; two cabins with queen beds, and a 32 foot travel trailer that is suitable for six people and is self contained with a shower, bathroom, full kitchen. There is a gazebo, full kitchen, three showeres and composting toilets, fire pit for the domes and cabins. All the domes have carpets, dressers, ‘real” beds, linens, towels. We are only filling to 1/2 capacity due to Covid 19 so each group can have their own shower and bathroom. Perfect for mountain bikers, families or a romantic retreat. The property is home to the Martin’s organic farm….full of beautiful flowering gardens, veggies, berries and fruit trees. Quiet, lush, and in the wilderness but close to Nelson.
The Royal Canadian Legion operates a lounge with dart boards, pool tables, crib. We have a Liquor Primary Licence. We hold a meat draws and 50/50 draw every Saturday at 3 pm with lots of great prizes. All proceeds go to local charities. The lounge is also available for event bookings after 7 pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm, with a full service bar/bartender and a capacity of 100 people. Please contact us for details. We are always happy to have new members and volunteers.
At VIRTUE, we know a good cup of tea. It contains the freshest flavours from around the world, made with only the finest organic ingredients.
We work very closely with tea importers and small-batch growers to build long-lasting relationships and ensure ethical practices from the tea plant to your cup.
And we believe in giving back. Instead of investing in expensive marketing tactics on social media, we choose to reinvest in making VIRTUE Tea a plastic free company and use biodegradable packaging. PLASTIC FREE tea bags of course! Yes, it’s not cheap to be environmentally friendly but we sleep good at night knowing we are doing our part for the planet. Part of our mission with VIRTUE Tea is to leave no trace.
Lastly, we committed donating 1% for the Planet to non-profits working on the front line to protect the environment. We’re all in this together!
VIRTUE Artisan Tea, it’s exquisite taste, steeped in virtue.
Looking for fun, funky style, special gifts. We have a wide array of jewlery, keychains, piggybanks, toys, handbags, purses, wallets, packs, home decor, tea, teaware and much much more. Come by and visit us at 550 Baker st. Nelson.
If you’re looking for a quiet, private and romantic setting topped off with eclectic vibes and artistic expression, this one might be the perfect place for you. We strive for the utmost comfort and satisfaction for all our guests.
Adventure beckons in the mountains, rivers and beyond whether you want a romantic get-away or take your kids and friends for an adventure. We’ve got you covered down to the finest details – this includes providing Oso Negro coffee beans to start your morning right!
The club has been an active participant in the pursuit of its goal with involvement in projects such as:
- enhancement Projects for Fish and Wildlife;
- securing Habitat for Fish and Wildlife;
- educational workshops and programs for youth and new participants in Wildlife and Outdoor related activities;
- feeding Wildlife programs as required;
- donations to several like minded organizations.
The club facilities are available to other community groups and organizations, however the primary purpose is to provide a base in the community in which to achieve the afore-mentioned goals.
Nelson Rod & Gun Club was organized on the 22nd day of August 1918.
This club is organized for the promotion of good fellowship among the sportsmen in the Nelson district and to:
- promote conservation of the wildlife, scenic and outdoor recreational resources of British Columbia, the land and water base on which they depend;
- promote the retention and maintenance of the highest possible quality of environment for all to benefit;
- foster a code of ethical and safe conduct among all people using the outdoors;
- actively co-operate with other organizations in the proper management of natural resources;
- assist in the maintenance and conservation of habitat for fish and wildlife;
- assist and promote youth and related organizations in all the afore-mentioned pursuits.
20 years ago, Kootenay Co-op Radio was a sparkle in the eyes of locals who felt the Kootenays needed a community radio station that expresses the unique spirit of the area. Since that time, we’ve built a radio station that broadcasts to communities throughout the West Kootenay and reaches even more listeners through internet streaming.
Member-owned and operated Kootenay Coop radio (CJLY) has served up eclectic music programming and spoken word shows exploring local issues, opinions, and events happening in our community. With almost 100 hours of original programming created by our passionate team of volunteer hosts each week, KCR is the destination for listeners who want an authentic Kootenay experience in French and English.
At All Season Waterfront Rentals we offer three elegant lakeside residences on the north shore of Kootenay Lake catering to the upscale tourist. Two of our properties, Six Mile House and Cottage, are situated on 2/3 of an acre, a pleasant 10 minute scenic drive from Nelson. Local amenities include a delightful restaurant, community store (everything from groceries to videos to fishing lures and licenses), and a friendly neighbourhood pub. A marina just a short drive away offers various types of floating craft for rent. This area of the Kootenays is well situated for good hiking, climbing, fishing, biking, berry-picking, and exploring over land or water.
All properties are fully furnished, equipped with a barbeque, Wi-Fi, plenty of parking space, laundry and basic kitchen-ware and cooking supplies.