Entries by Michelle Tsutsumi

Laura Kalina Given the Overlanders/Pioneer Spirit Award

Our heartfelt congratulations go to Laura Kalina, founder of the KFPC, on a most well-deserved recognition of exemplary service by the City of Kamloops! The Overlanders/Pioneer Spirit Award is only presented in exceptional circumstances and for extraordinary accomplishments. The statue commemorates the arrival of the Overlanders in 1862 and depicts Catherine and Augustus Schubert and […]

Young Agrarians, Layer Mulching & So Much More!

April 4, 2018 Network Meeting Summary It was another fantastic Network Meeting on April 4th! There were several firsts: we tried out a new seating arrangement to accommodate our larger group sizes. Folks seemed to enjoy sitting in smaller groups at the tables because it was easier to get to know people better. Events and […]

Community Seed Library Get-Together

Community Seed Libraries are cropping up everywhere and we are very excited to be starting one here in Kamloops! Seed libraries can have many benefits to the community, including: protecting genetic diversity helping develop locally-adapted plant varieties promoting self-reliance and public access to seed contributing to public education about seed saving and the importance of […]

Layer Mulching Workshop

Would you like to grow more of your own food? It’s easy with layer mulching (aka lasagna gardening). Join us to get some practice with this simple, cost-effective method for converting lawn (or bare ground) into a productive veggie garden or mini food forest. This is a hands-on workshop so come prepared to work and […]

IDays 2018 – International Language of Food by Bonnie Klohn

The theme for International Days at TRU this year was “The International Language of Food: Food for Thought, Food for Life, Food for Fun.” This exciting event always brings students, faculty, and staff together with the general community to celebrate culture, diversity, and learning. I personally think food couldn’t have been a better theme, as […]

KFPC March Newsletter

Enjoy the March Newsletter: – Summary of the March Network Meeting – Launch of the Wild Salmon Caravan 2017: Honouring the Matriarchs video – Event Listings – Job Postings – Pics of the Month