Entries by Michelle Tsutsumi

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Food Hub Meet & Greet

Network Meeting Summary September 4, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month ga7is (aw-iss)= dark clouds loom overhead before a storm Board Update – Last month’s AGM brought in a new composition for our Board. Welcome to returning Directors, Lindsay Harris, Sian Lewis, Glenn Hilke, Carole Hebden, and Rob Wright, as well as new Board Directors […]

Food Hub Meet & Greet

September Network Meeting Join us on Wednesday, September 4, and meet some of the folks who are involved with the Food Hub Pilot Project. We’re excited to introduce our new Food Hub Coordinator, Research Assistant, members of our Working Group, and the businesses who will be participating in the first cohort! Time permitting, we will […]

KFPC Celebrating After BC Food Hub Network Announcement!

Since January 2019, the Kamloops Food Policy Council has been working with several representatives from various governments, Indigenous communities, and community organizations to bring food plans/policies to life. This project, funded through the Real Estate Foundation, has a steering committee and two working groups. The working group focused on expanding food processing in Kamloops and […]

Nourish Feedback

Network Meeting Summary June 5, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month skwlúlecw (sku-loo-low)= mid-summer Board Update – Several grant applications have been submitted by the leadership team, which we are excited about. – Carole visited the new Garden Collective and is impressed with what is happening in the McDonald Park site. It has been given […]

Food Security in Rural and Northern Communities & Our Ideal Food System Update – April Network Meeting

Rural Indigenous communities across northern Canada are experiencing high rates of food insecurity as a result of interconnected socio-cultural, economic and environmental challenges.  This research explores local food procurement activities in the community of Fort Providence, Northwest Territories (NT).  The objective of this research was to consult with key community members to understand the detrimental effects […]

Nourish Sneak Peek – Fish Bowl Style

Network Meeting Summary March 6, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month: Teyt (Tie-et) = hungry Circle Introductions: A project that gives me confidence we are moving in the right direction on household food insecurity is… When it comes to household food insecurity, we cannot neglect to… KFPC Board Update Board and staff are participating in […]