Press Clippings

    GOODNESS: Recipes & Stories
    by Peter & Chris Neal

    Goodness: Recipes & Stories celebrates 37 good food fighters from across Canada—chefs, entrepreneurs, growers, and food activists who believe that good, healthy food should be accessible to all. Each of their stories underlines the simple truth: food has the power to enrich lives and build strong communities.

    By Rebecca Grima

    Why is it that we share some of our most intimate conversations over a cup of coffee?  What is it about this seemingly innocent dark, brown liquid that has the power to make us drop our inhibitions, expose our vulnerabilities, confess our deepest struggles, idealistic dreams with a simple invitation, Want to meet for a coffee?

    Kootenay Business is pleased to present our 2015 list of favourite East and West Kootenay food and beverage outlets as chosen by our readers. Whether it’s a business lunch venue or a casual coffee spot you’re seeking, you’ll find it on this list. Maybe you want a tasty burger or some interesting ethnic cuisine. That’s all here too—and much more. Bon appetit to winners and patrons alike!

    Congratulations to all the winners!

    Platinum Award to Kicking Horse Café, Invermere

    Fairtrade Canada is pleased to announce that Kicking Horse Coffee has won the title of Canada’s Favourite Fairtrade Product 2015!

    The online vote for Canada’s Favourite Fairtrade Product takes place annually during the first two weeks of Fairtrade Month (May 1-15) and is presented by Fairtrade Canada, the Canadian member of Fairtrade International responsible for certifying and promoting Fairtrade certified products in Canada.

    By Breanne Massey, Pioneer Staff

    Kicking Horse Coffee has brewed up a warming success story in the heart of the Columbia Valley.

    The Invermere-based business has recently been named #15 on the Best Workplaces in Canada list created by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for 2015.

    This year’s list received over 200 nominations and lured out over 60,000 employees to compete in employee feedback sessions and an in-depth review about the organization’s culture, including credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.