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News item – City of Victoria may allow produce sales by homeowners

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in News | Comments Off on News item – City of Victoria may allow produce sales by homeowners

Here is the link to the CBC article:

 

 

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The Canadian Food Industry – A Globe and Mail Series

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in News | Comments Off on The Canadian Food Industry – A Globe and Mail Series

The Globe and Mail is publishing a 5 part weekly series on the Canadian Food Industry.  Check it out if you are interested at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/the-food-53-thegatekeepers/article31118114/#index

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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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