Fields Forward

Fields Forward Society supports food and agriculture initiatives in the Creston Valley.

The Kootenay Farms regional food hub and processing facility will serve small to medium-sized food processors and primary producers operating in the Columbia Basin.

See Food Hub Manager job posting under Opportunities

Fields ForwardA food processing facility in the Creston Valley needs a location and anchor tenants to be economically viable. Stay tuned for updates in the coming months. Read more here: Columbia Basin Regional Food Processing Survey


The Kootenay Mobile Press adds value to fresh and culled fruit grown in the Creston Valley. Read more here:


About Fields Forward

The goals of Fields Forward:
1. Increase economic development in Creston
and District food and farm sector;
2. Create and maintain meaningful, sustainable
local jobs …….(click to read more)

Mobile Press

In support of a viable food & agriculture economy, Fields Forward is creating the Food Venture Collaborative (FVC). The FVC is an enterprise-driven value-adding social benefit project for …….(click to read more)

Food Venture Collaborative

The Food Venture Collaborative (FVC) will bring private, public, and community partners together to identify emerging market opportunities and address shared agri-food
…….(click to read more)


Fields Forward is a Creston & District Community Directed Funds Initiative.