People and community groups working together

to build a community where all persons at all times have enough food for well-being.

Sept 3 Agenda

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off

Our next meeting is at Mt Paul United Church, with a board meeting to be held before the general meeting. Everyone is welcome at 6:15pm to begin the potluck dinner, and the meeting will begin at 6:30pm. We are looking forward to seeing you and hearing your ideas!

Agenda September 03, 2014

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August 6, 2014 Minutes

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in 2014 Minutes | Comments Off

These are the minutes from our August 6 general networking meeting. Enjoy!

Minutes August 06, 2014

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Tournament Capital Input

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in News | Comments Off

The Food Policy Council encourages our members to complete the short, online survey that can be found here.

It’s important that KFPC members help shape the future of this sizeable public land mass that has considerable agricultural potential. For background information visit here.

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August 6 Meeting and Agenda

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off

Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 6 at Mt Paul United Church. Our potluck dinner will begin at 6:15pm. Hope to see you there!!

Agenda August 06, 2014

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Kamloops Tournament Ranch

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off

What do you think about the expansion plans for the Tournament Capital Ranch? Since some of the land is part of the ALR, there are ideas about supporting sustainable farming on the ranch, including incubator farm for new farmers and an agriculture trade show and events center. We like those ideas!

Talk to the city at the farmers’ market booths on August 6 and 9, at an open house on August 14, or through their online survey. Go to the city’s website for more information.

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City of Kamloops’ Urban Agriculture and Food Systems Strategy Website

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in News | Comments Off

City of Kamloops’ Urban Agriculture and Food Systems Strategy Website

McDonald Pk Edible Demonstration (Photo of the Public Produce Garden at McDonald Park)

Urban agriculture in Kamloops has taken the next step! As part of the Kamloops Social Plan, the City has launched its website for the Urban Agriculture and Food Systems Strategy! On it, you can find information about the project’s terms of reference, meeting minutes and agendas to date. There are also some very interesting GIS maps of hobby farms, food retailer locations, community gardens, emergency food retailers.

Want to be involved in the process? Check back on the City’s website for future updates including future public engagement sessions, the summary report, and visuals.

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