Taylor & Company Ltd. has been serving your plumbing and heating needs for 15 years. The business has grown from a single employee providing service & installation work in Hay River to approximately 24 employees providing a full complement of Plumbing, Heating, and Mechanical & HVAC services to the region, including Fort Smith!
Taylor & Company is a COR certified company and holds its safety to the highest standard with company policies and procedures in place.
Aurora Heat™ products are made of sheared beaver fur - the velvety soft pile of the dense undercoat. Beaver fur is breathable, durable and lightweight providing an effective, all-natural layer of insulation against the cold.
Aurora Heat™ slips into your gloves/mittens
or boots/shoes adding an incredibly effective layer of
traditional warmth and northern comfort.
Welcome to the Desnedé Farmers Market, where our commitment is to fresh, locally made, grown, harvested or baked products. We promote handmade and locally grown goods that help the community grow into a healthier and greener community with an emphasis on shopping local.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the Desnedé Farmers Market (DFM) please read the vendor handbook for detailed information and complete the vendor application form. (attached below)
If you will be selling food you are required to complete an application for a Temporary Food Establishment Permit submitted and approved through the Environmental Health Office prior to selling at the DFM on Saturdays. The application is filled out once and the permit is good for the duration of the season.
All forms can be found in the DFM Vendor Application package, see attached document below.
Please provide verification for the Temporary Food permit to the DFM organizers prior to setting up.
How the Desnedé Farmers Market got its Name
The Desnedé Farmer’s Market was named to honour the truly mighty river to which Fort Smith and the surrounding communities owe their existence. There are several dialects of the Chipewyan language, other Dene languages, Cree, and French that may be heard spoken in this community of many nations. Although the river is known by many names, Desnedé, the Mighty River (Des), is that of the Chipewyan Dene Suline. ‘Desnede’ is spelled differently in some places when it is written in Roman script because there is no equivalent for the ‘d’ sound which is close to ‘dth’ in pronunciation.
At a time when communities in the North are recapturing traditional place names, the market’s founding board was encouraged to use this name for the river in the market’s name. Native speakers of the language welcomed the use of ‘Desnedé’, a word that sounds very beautiful when spoken and best reflects the nature of our river.