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Farm to School Celebration of Learning Event, May 10 2016

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Farm to School Celebration of Learning Event, May 10 2016

We had a wonderful showing of community groups at the Farm to School event a few weeks ago, and we wanted to say a big THANK YOU to them! The KFPC is a key partner in the Farm to School hub region of Kamloops, and its strength is based on our network. And our network is YOU!

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We’re Hiring – Summer Student!

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in News | Comments Off on We’re Hiring – Summer Student!

We’re Hiring – Summer Student!

Job Posting:KamlLogo-Banneroops Food Action Summer Student

The KFPC and the Farmers’ Market are hiring a summer student this year! The job is available to any full time students returning to school in the fall. The 10-week job will be 30 hours/week helping with the Gleaning Abundance Program and the Farmers’ Market. Email Sandra at gleaningabundance@gmail.com by Friday, June 3 with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

This position encompasses two roles; approximately 20 hours a week assisting the Community Food Action Coordinator on the Gleaning Abundance Program, and 10 hours a week working with the managers of the Kamloops Regional Farmers’ Market.

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BC Food Systems Network: July 15-17

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on BC Food Systems Network: July 15-17

SAVE THE DATE!!

We are happy to announce the dates for the 18th Annual Gathering of the BC Food Systems Network: July 15-17.
The location of the Gathering will be in Syilx Territory, at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton, BC.

More details will follow soon.

Interested in volunteering? Please get in touch with gathering@bcfsn.org

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Kamloops Community Food Lab – Information Session on February 2

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Kamloops Community Food Lab – Information Session on February 2

Community Futures Thompson Country is partnering with the Small Scale Food Processors of British Columbia (SSFPA) to host an information session on establishing a community food lab in the Kamloops region.  Here is a link to a concept paper on the topic.  Kamloops_Community Food Analysis Lab V3

The session is from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Community Futures office in Kamloops located at 230 – 301 Victoria St. (second floor about the TD Bank and McDonalds at the corner of Victoria St and Third Ave.)

There is limited seating so please register at

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ssfpa-community-food-analysis-lab-presentation-and-discussion-tickets-20952819447

If you have any questions please direct your enquiries to Candice Appleby c.appleby@shaw.ca

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Kamloops Food Bank – 2015 Year in Review

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Kamloops Food Bank – 2015 Year in Review

Kamloops Food Bank – 2015 Year in Review

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This document highlights the activities of the Kamloops Food Bank and provides statistics for 2015 (and previous years for comparison)

2015 – KFB Summary

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2015 AGM Minutes and Laura Kalina’s presentation on the KFPC 20th Anniversary

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in 2015 Minutes, News | Comments Off on 2015 AGM Minutes and Laura Kalina’s presentation on the KFPC 20th Anniversary

2015 AGM Minutes and Laura Kalina’s  presentation on the KFPC 20th Anniversary

On May 6, 2015 we had our annual general meeting.  It was also a wonderful celebration where we recognized our founding members and organizations and our history over the past 20 years.  Laura Kalina gave a wonderful presentation titled “ KFPC a Leader in Canada: 20 Years of Food Security in Kamloops”

AGM Minutes May 14, 2015

 

 

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