People and community groups working together

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

August 2 Minutes

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We had a great meeting in August, hearing from TRU’s Courtney Mason about his work with indigenous food systems. It was a great turn out even in the summertime, foodies like to meet and chat about how their gardens are growing!

KFPC Minutes August 2, 2017

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Sept 6 Meeting

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Sept 6 Meeting

Food Fight: An all Candidate Mayoral Debate on Food Security

Want more food for thought when it comes to selecting your mayoral candidate?  On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 there will be an opportunity to  hear from the candidates and learn about where they stand on various issues surrounding urban agriculture, food security, and food policy.  The candidate dialog will be held as a part of the Kamloops Food Policy Council meeting at the Mt Paul Food Centre 140 Laburnum St. Everyone is welcome to attend this potluck dinner meeting, starting at 5:15pm.

KFPC Agenda Sept 6, 2017

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

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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

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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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