Community workspace in New Denver, BC, Canada

Category: News

  • Air quality sensor

    Air quality sensor

    With wildfires burning in the region, the PurpleAir air quality sensor installed at Fireweed Hub is providing valuable information and insights. This link will take you right there, zoomed in on the New Denver sensor, although you can always just search up the main PurpleAir map and then navigate to our area if you don’t […]

  • Construction management bidding

    Construction management bidding

    We are inviting bids for general contractor services for our project. This will involve carrying out renovation and construction to create a commercial kitchen and co-work space on the ground floor of 305 6th Avenue in New Denver. Detailed information and tender documents are available here. Deadline for submission is July 24, 2022.

  • WiFriDays


    Every Market Friday this summer, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fireweed will be open to visitors and drop-in users. A host will be on site to show you around, answer questions and provide the internet password for free if you wish to hang out and do some internet things at one of our front-garden […]

  • Preliminary drawings!

    Preliminary drawings!

    Our future food-and-cowork space will be at 305 6th Avenue in the former location of Rory’s on Main. After much lawyering about, we have finally secured the necessary long-term tenancy and renovation agreements and are very excited to be moving ahead. This project will revitalize a commercial heritage building right on the main street in […]

  • The Project Concept

    The Project Concept

    The future Fireweed Hub project is a melding of the dreams, ideas and inspiration of many residents who have championed local causes and needs over many years. Decades of discussion, problem solving, and vision sessions have culminated in two strong project concepts — a food centre and a coworking space — that are mutually compatible […]

  • The Lift becomes the Fireweed Hub

    The Lift becomes the Fireweed Hub

    Press release May 15/22 The Silverton Cowork Society has moved to a new location on the main street in New Denver and has a new name to match. The Fireweed Hub will share the former Hidden Garden Gallery building with the Food Hamper Society and the Donation Store as well as the Creeations art and […]

  • Air quality monitoring

    Air quality monitoring

    Loading PurpleAir Widget… Fireweed now hosts real-time air quality monitoring for the local area. The PurpleAir sensor in New Denver will provide a much more accurate measure of local air quality than interpolations made from sensors in larger centres like Castlegar that are in entirely different valleys. The widget shown here gives a snapshot of […]

  • Co-Work and Food Hub Full Steam Ahead

    Co-Work and Food Hub Full Steam Ahead

    Press release Aug. 21/21 The Silverton Co-Work Society has been moving forward in its plans for a multi-purpose community resource centre that will provide workspace for people who need part time office and meeting space, as well as support local food producers, entrepreneurs and community programming. However the project has hit a wrinkle with its […]

  • Silverton Co-work Society to Build Community Food Centre in the North Slocan Valley

    Silverton Co-work Society to Build Community Food Centre in the North Slocan Valley

    Press release Mar. 11/21 The Silverton Co-work Society is receiving funding to create a North Slocan Valley Community Food Centre in Silverton as announced by Josie Osborne, Minister of Municipal Affairs. The funding comes through the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP), a provincial program that is investing $30 million in small scale infrastructure projects […]