Good Food Newsletter January 2015


Good Food Co-op offers a food box of fresh fruits and vegetables once a month. Two sizes are available; Single size ($5.00) or; Family size, ($10.00). 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
 February 11, 2015  February 18, 2015
 March 11, 2015  March 18, 2015
 April 8, 2015  April 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

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


Chicken and Barley Soup

This recipe freezes well.


  • 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced onion
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced celery
  • 2 cups (500 mL) diced carrot
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ lb (250 g) chicken breast chopped into bite-sized pieces (about 1 large breast)
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) oregano
  • ½ cup (125 mL) barley, rinsed
  • * 2 cups (500 mL) 25% sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 4 cups (1 L) water
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) black pepper




  • In a large stock pot, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, celery and carrots until onions are soft. About 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and chicken and cook until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  • Add oregano, barley, stock and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 hour.
  • Season with black pepper and serve.


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