“People and community groups working together ”
to build a community where all persons at all times have enough food for well-being.
GAP partners up volunteer pickers with private home owners to glean excess produce from their property. Pickers work in small groups and are sent by the coordinator to private yards to pick produce. Learn More >>
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Established as a not-for-profit organization, the Kamloops Food Policy Council (KFPC) acts as umbrella to 20-30 food- related associations in our area. KFPC emphasizes public education on food security issues as well as supports concrete food...
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!Read More
These are the minutes from our August 6 general networking meeting. Enjoy!Read More
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.Read More
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!!Read More
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.Read More
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.