Entries by Sandra Frangiadakis

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A Sharp Way to Spend a Saturday Afternoon!

A big thank-you to Lawrence for inviting us into his workshop and spending his Saturday afternoon guiding us through the process of taking apart, cleaning, sharpening, and putting back together our shears and clippers! The best thing is that I now feel confident enough to take a tool apart and put it back together on […]

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Many Hands Make Light Work

The inaugural seed packaging party for our new Community Seed Library was a great success! Thanks to Sam, Haley, Lindsay, Marie, and Michelle for your time and your ideas! They filled and labelled dozens of seed envelopes in preparation for this Saturday’s Green Living Expo. Come and check out the KFPC display at the Expo […]

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop We are happy to once again be able to offer a fruit tree pruning workshop with Greg Houghton this Sunday, March 18, from 1-4 pm. Come out and learn the basics and practice under Greg’s expert supervision. ** This workshop is FULL **

Sharpen Up

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has been hosting a variety of educational activities related to food. Our most recent offering was a knife-sharpening workshop. Learn how to sharpen your knives . . . it sounds simple enough – right? A few pointers on getting the angle right – some brushing up on your technique. As […]

Microgreens Workshop

Growing microgreens is a great way to get an extra boost of nutrition, add some homegrown pizzazz to your winter meals, and have fun watching things grow at the same time! Paul Denby, our local Farm to School microgreens expert, will show us his tried and true system on Sunday, January 28. You can find […]

Paradise Lost

Every harvest with the GAP has a story, some more memorable than others. Something stands out – the setting, the characters, or the plot – and in this case it is all three. It was getting to the end of cherry season when an acquaintance called and asked if we could help out his elderly […]

No Food Waste Here!

Do you ever wonder what happens to leftover, dropped, bruised, or expired food from grocery stores? If you’ve seen the documentary  Just Eat It  , you’ll have an idea of the magnitude of food waste that ends up in dumpsters. In SOME cities, this food might go into the garbage, but in Kamloops we are lucky […]