Winterfest is your family-friendly way of ushering in the New Year. Free! With Fireworks! And Ira!

If you're in the thick of family life, you might be prone to ringing in the New Year on maritime time... which makes Winterfest 2018 your friend... A decade-old festival, that began in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Pemberton's Winterfest has experienced many iterations, in its mission to celebrate the spirit of winter … Continue reading Winterfest is your family-friendly way of ushering in the New Year. Free! With Fireworks! And Ira!

Think less like a gladiator, more like a problem solver

I'd just finished reading The Culture Code,a book by Daniel Coyle about the culture of great groups, when I drove through the night, blasting Mofro, up the snowy winding pass to Crystal Mountain in Washington. Pemberton skier Susan Medville, a freeskier and mountain woman originally based in Crested Butte, had invited me to join a … Continue reading Think less like a gladiator, more like a problem solver

New Year Land-Linking Workshop looks to connect farmers with farmland

The best way to grow our community's food sovereignty and sustainability is to grow our base of farmers. And a key to that is connecting keen growers with arable land. Land-linking workshops have become an amazing tool to do this - a kind of speed-dating to get the right people in the same room, and … Continue reading New Year Land-Linking Workshop looks to connect farmers with farmland