Entries by Adrienne de Candole

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November 1 Agenda

Our next meeting is coming up on November 1, it will be a legendary potluck dinner as always! We are going to hear from special guests Glenn Hilke about My Place, and Joanne Juras about the Serve program coming to town next July. It will be a great meeting! KFPC Agenda Nov 1, 2017

We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator!

The KFPC is hiring!! We are looking for a vibrant communications and administration coordinator, to help us grow our public profile and let people know what we’re all about. An interest and involvement in local food systems and food security is an asset. The contract runs from November 13, 2017-March 31, 2018, working out of […]

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Oct 4 Minutes

October is Farm to School month, and we heard from Paul Denby (teacher at Arthur Hatton Elementary) and Vessy Mochikas (principal at Brock Middle School) about what they are doing through their Farm to School BC programs at each of their schools, it was very inspirational! Check out the minutes from our last meeting, and […]

Radio NL interview

Listen at the above link to hear a Radio NL interview with Addie de Candole about the movie happening tonight at TRU called Just Eat It, as well as about her involvement with Farm to School BC and the KFPC. Thanks Radio NL!

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New report on food insecurity in British Columbia

Half a Million People Experience Food Insecurity in British Columbia, Says New Report  Northern British Columbia Especially Vulnerable TORONTO, August 31, 2016 — Almost half a million British Columbians experienced some level of household food insecurity in 2011-2012, according to a new report from PROOF, a research group based at the University of Toronto. Drawing […]

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We’re famous!

There has been a flurry of media coverage about our Gleaning Abundance Program, we hope this gets the word about about this fabulous program! Check out this article and TV interview we did recently. For more information about the program, check out GAP’s website. http://cfjctoday.com/article/540070/gleaning-abundance-provides-fruitful-return-community  

City of Kamloops Transportation Master Plan

The Kamloops Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is intended to guide the planning and implementation of transportation improvements over the next 10 to 20 years. Between now and 2035, our population is expected to grow from a population of 86,000 to 120,000. At the same time, the City has committed to significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions […]

Bee a Citizen Scientist Workshop July 15-17

‘Bee’ a Citizen Scientist Friday – Sunday July 15, 16, 17 A three-day workshop with Lincoln Best. Includes 2 days in the lab at TRU, plus 1 field day collecting, identifying and photographing native bees. Cost $145, + participants should purchase Bumble Bees of North America, by Williams et al (Princeton Press); and The Bees in Your Back yard by Wilson & […]