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We’re Hiring!!

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in News, Partner Links | Comments Off on We’re Hiring!!

We’re Hiring!!

We’re hiring a summer student for the Gleaning Abundance Program, more details below! It’s a seasonal, full time for 9 weeks from June 26 – August 26, 2017, 30 hours/week at $15/hour.

The Gleaning Abundance Program runs through the summer organizing volunteers to pick fruit from local
homeowners’ trees, and distributing them to community food agencies like the Food Bank and Salvation
Army. Work will be based out of the KFPC Office at Mt Paul Food Center (140 Laburnum St). The GAP
Program Leader will work closely with the GAP Coordinator.  This Canada Summer Jobs position is open to full-time university students who attended the 2016/17 school year and are returning to school full time in September for the 2017/18 year.

JobDescriptionforGleaningAbundanceProgramLeader.docx

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May 3, 2017 Agenda

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off on May 3, 2017 Agenda

May 3, 2017 Agenda
It’s been a busy week for us at the KFPC, we were invited to present at the 100 Men Who Care group, and while we didn’t get the funding, it was a great experience. We were also at the Green Expo on Saturday, hopefully you got a chance to come out and say hi, and try some microgreens! Here is the agenda for our meeting tomorrow, we hope to see you there!

KFPC Agenda May 3, 2017

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April 5 Agenda

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off on April 5 Agenda

April 5 Agenda

Our next meeting is coming up next Wednesday, here is a link to our agenda for the April 5th meeting! It will run from 5:30-8pm, and will be our usual legendary potluck dinner at the Mt Paul Food Center (140 Laburnum St).

Here is the final agenda for the meeting: KFPC Agenda April 5, 2017

We also have our AGM scheduled for Wednesday, May 25th, so pencil it in!

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March 1st Minutes

Posted by on Mar 11, 2017 in 2017 Minutes, Minutes | Comments Off on March 1st Minutes

We had a great meeting on March 1st, learning all about the ICS Food Programming happening at Mt Paul Food Center including Community Gardens, Public Produce, and Community Kitchens! KFPC Minutes March 1 2017

We also heard from Vessy Mochikas and her Food Sustainability class at Brock Middle School, sign up here for a class if you want to teach one! Amanda from the Kamloops Regional Farmers’ Market also came to the meeting to talk about the new community stall at the Farmers’ Market as part of the “Learn and Grow Series”

There are several events coming up, check out the link below!

March 18 – Seedy Saturday, 9:30-1:30pm

March 18 – Pruning workshop, 3:30pm

March 19 – Seed Saving workshop

The full minutes are listed above, we look forward to seeing you at the April 5th meeting!

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Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Thompson Shuswap Master Gardeners Association and the Horticulture Program at TRU are excited to bring Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist Lori Weidenhammer to Kamloops for a free presentation Saturday, March 11th 9:00 am, TRU International Building room 1015.

Lori Weidenhammer is a Vancouver performance-based interdisciplinary artist originally from Saskatchewan. For the past several years she has been appearing as the persona Madame Beespeaker, reviving the tradition of “telling the bees”. As a food security volunteer and activist Weidenhammer works with students of all ages on growing plants for bees. This work is featured in her book Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees. She is passionate about art that that transforms the relationship between the artist and the viewer and creates community bonds.

 

Blog: www.beespeakersaijiki.blogspot.com

Instagram: @beespeaker

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