People and community groups working together

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

Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

How do we get where we want to go with municipal food policy? What do we do once policy is in place? These were some of the overarching themes of the BC Food Systems Network’s Community of Practice gathering that I had the pleasure of attending earlier in July. The Community of Practice is comprised of staff and volunteers from other Food Policy Councils and groups across BC who, like us, have municipal food policy advocacy in their mandates.  We met and tented overnight together at the UBC farm for a one-day intensive learning and sharing session prior to the larger BCFSN Gathering.  

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August 2 Agenda

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off on August 2 Agenda

August 2 Agenda

Our next meeting is coming up on Wednesday, August 2 and will be back at the Mt Paul Food Center location. It will be our legendary potluck dinner, and will run from 5:30-8pm.

KFPC Agenda August 2, 2017

We are hearing from Courtney Mason as our special guest that evening, and will learn more about his research on rural food initiatives in Northern communities. It will be a wonderful evening!

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July 5, 2017 Minutes

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in 2017 Minutes, Minutes | Comments Off on July 5, 2017 Minutes

Here are the minutes from our July 5 meeting; we learned more about JUMP and their history as well as the work they are doing now. We also heard from Go Forth Composting and the TRU Food Bank.

As for the KFPC, the board has started new working groups, are working on a social enterprise endevaor with generous funding from the Sprott Foundation, and heard an update about the Wild Salmon Caravan coming into town on October 11th. Thanks to everyone who attended, and we will see you at the next meeting on August 2!

KFPC Minutes July 5th, 2017

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July 5 Agenda

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off on July 5 Agenda

July 5 Agenda
We hope you had a wonderful June, it was so strange not to have a meeting and see everyone! Good news though, our next meeting is next Wednesday at JUMP, 185 Royal Ave from 5:30-8pm. Potluck dinner as always!

KFPC Agenda July 5, 2017

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