Entries by Sandra Frangiadakis

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 […]