Columbia Valley Good Food Co-op April 2015 Newsletter


The Good Food Co-op offers a food box of fresh fruits and vegetables once a month. The fruits and vegetables are purchased at a reduced rate from AG Foods. Phone the Family Dynamix 250-342-5566.

The Good Food Co-op is a partnership between the Family Resource Center, AG Valley Foods, Kinsmen and District of Invermere, and dedicated volunteers.


Important information to remember


Cut off Date Pick up Date
May 13, 2015  May 20, 2015
June 10, 2015  June 17, 2015
July 8, 2015 July 15, 2015


The orders must be placed (and paid for) by the second Wednesday of each month, and will be ready to be picked up the following Wednesday by 10:30 AM.

Any food not picked up on delivery day will be given away.


If you would like to take part in the co-op or volunteer, please call one of the following:

Invermere:  Family Resource Center 250 342 5566

Juniper Heights/Radium:  Marion Hoover 250 342 2678

Pick Up Location:  Invermere Community Hall, before 10:30 AM


Recipe of the Month


  • 1/2 pound ground lean beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped green and red peppers
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup water1 beef bouillon cube (or ¾ cup beef broth)


  1. In a large saucepan or skillet, cook the beef, onion, celery and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender; drain. Add the Worcestershire sauce, salt if desired, basil and pepper. Stir in the noodles, beans, tomatoes, water and bouillon.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally. 5 servings

This is a quick dinner with very little clean up!

Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music. ~Mac Anderson



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