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Author: Matt Gomez  •  Date: November 6, 2015

Feed The Valley Holiday Program

Valley First and Enderby & District Financial will support local food banks with their annual Feed the Valley Holiday program November 16-December 12 in all locations.  Members, staff and the community are encouraged to tak...

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Author: Matt Gomez  •  Date: September 1, 2015

Farm Bag Fundraiser

Having recently raised over $940,000 and collected almost 65, 000 pounds of food, Valley First's Feed the Valley program will continue to increase efforts in raising awareness through partnerships such as Farm Bag fundraiser.  &...

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Author: Matt Gomez  •  Date: July 1, 2015

Feed The Valley - Summer Concert Series

During the summer months, Valley First, Enderby & District Financial and Feed the Valley support a number of free community concerts throughout the Okanagan Thompson communities they serve.  While admission is free, donations are enc...

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Author: Soil Mate  •  Date: May 15, 2015

How to Develop a Simple Brand Message

Soil Mate founder Matt Gomez, was asked by Telus to provide his business tip on how to develop a simple brand message.  The advice applies regardless of the type or size of your business. If you want to share the video, remembe...

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Author: Matt Gomez  •  Date: February 27, 2015

Soil Mate Wins Big in BC

At a glamorous award ceremony in the Crystal Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Kelowna, BC based Soil Mate ( was award the Best Concept in BC 2015. The 12th Annual Small Business BC Awards are ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: January 5, 2015

In Season

Have you ever tasted the difference between a strawberry when they are in season versus when they aren't? Not only is eating seasonally better for our body and the planet, but eating seasonally tastes a whole lot better too! ...

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