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Network with the Young Agrarians in February!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Meetings, News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Network with the Young Agrarians in February!

Network with the Young Agrarians in February!

Join us for our monthly Network Meeting, where we will provide Kamloops Food Policy Council & Interior Community Services updates, feast together, share event announcements, and hear about what the Young Agrarians has been up to recently.

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Mexican Cuisine Workshop

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Mexican Cuisine Workshop

Mexican Cuisine Workshop

Join us for our first (of several) joint cooking workshop with Kamloops Immigrant Services!

There are still spaces available and the registration has been extended. Contact Elizabeth Brown to sign up: communityconnection@kcris.ca or 778-470-6101.

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We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in News | Comments Off on We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator!

We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator!

The KFPC is hiring!! We are looking for a vibrant communications and administration coordinator, to help us grow our public profile and let people know what we’re all about. An interest and involvement in local food systems and food security is an asset.

The contract runs from November 13, 2017-March 31, 2018, working out of the Mt Paul Food Centre or your home. Job posting closes on November 3 at 5pm.

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions, and we hope to see any interested contractors at our November 1 meeting!

To submit your resume and cover letter, email it to Addie at kamloopsfoodpolicy@gmail.com By November 3.

KFPC Job Description for Comm_Admin Role 2017

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Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

Municipal food policy: How do we get where we want to go?

How do we get where we want to go with municipal food policy? What do we do once policy is in place? These were some of the overarching themes of the BC Food Systems Network’s Community of Practice gathering that I had the pleasure of attending earlier in July. The Community of Practice is comprised of staff and volunteers from other Food Policy Councils and groups across BC who, like us, have municipal food policy advocacy in their mandates.  We met and tented overnight together at the UBC farm for a one-day intensive learning and sharing session prior to the larger BCFSN Gathering.  

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We’re Hiring!!

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in News, Partner Links | Comments Off on We’re Hiring!!

We’re Hiring!!

We’re hiring a summer student for the Gleaning Abundance Program, more details below! It’s a seasonal, full time for 9 weeks from June 26 – August 26, 2017, 30 hours/week at $15/hour.

The Gleaning Abundance Program runs through the summer organizing volunteers to pick fruit from local
homeowners’ trees, and distributing them to community food agencies like the Food Bank and Salvation
Army. Work will be based out of the KFPC Office at Mt Paul Food Center (140 Laburnum St). The GAP
Program Leader will work closely with the GAP Coordinator.  This Canada Summer Jobs position is open to full-time university students who attended the 2016/17 school year and are returning to school full time in September for the 2017/18 year.

JobDescriptionforGleaningAbundanceProgramLeader.docx

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Radio NL interview

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Radio NL interview

Radio NL interview

Listen at the above link to hear a Radio NL interview with Addie de Candole about the movie happening tonight at TRU called Just Eat It, as well as about her involvement with Farm to School BC and the KFPC. Thanks Radio NL!

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