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December 2 Potluck and Network Meeting Agenda

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December 2 Potluck and Network Meeting Agenda

KFPC-logoOur monthly network meeting and potluck dinner is scheduled for December 2 at Mt. Paul United (140 Laburnum St.) at 5:30.  All are welcome!

Here is the agenda!


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Nov 25, Films for Change Series: Unnatural Selection

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The next film in the Films for Change series:  Unnatural Selection

Wed., Nov. 25

TRU Alumni Theatre (Clocktower)

Doors open:  6:30 pm

Films at 7 pm — discussion to follow

Unnatural Selection pdf

“This award-winning documentary by Bertram Verhaag and Gabriele Kröber reveals the consequences of genetic engineering on three continents. The film, with its stunning photography, and interviews with Vandana Shiva, Andrew Kimbrell, Percy Schmeiser among others,  takes the viewer to India and Norway as well as to the Canadian prairies to provide in-depth education on genetic engineering.”

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Farm2School Meeting

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Gallery, News, Partner Links, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Farm2School Meeting

Farm2School Meeting

Farm2School Meeting 11-10-15

Many of our KFPC board members attended a Farm2School meeting today to discuss the next steps of the program here in Kamloops. There was great energy and ideas being shared, and we at the KFPC are excited to be a part of this wonderful group of people!

If you have any questions about the Farm to School program here in Kamloops, email Keira McPhee at keiramc [at] gmail.com.

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We’re famous!

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on We’re famous!

Shaw TV did a great video summarizing our programs at our 20th anniversary celebration! Check it out here.

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Nov 4 Agenda

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Nov 4 Agenda

Nov 4 Agenda

We have an exciting meeting coming up on Wednesday, Nov 4! We will begin with a special video about seed democracy, have a delicious potluck dinner, followed by our networking meeting and clean up.

4:30-5:15pm: Video about seed democracy (come early if you’re interested!)

We’ll be watching excerpts from a FOOD JUSTICE Forum that took place on the final day of “Food Justice from Seed to Market”, an event hosted by the Omega Centre for Sustainable Living from Oct 9-11, 2015.  We will feature Dr. Vandana Shiva  an environmental leader and ecofeminist, and Winona LaDuke, an orator and activist.

Note that Dr. Vandana Shiva will be in Vernon as a keynote speaker at the February 2016 COABC Conference.  KFPC members are encouraged to attend – tickets go on sale in November.

5:15-5:30pm: Potluck Dinner

5:30-7:30pm: Networking Meeting (focused on KFPC working groups)

7:30-8pm: Clean up

Remember if you have any Hot Topics that you want to discuss, please email Addie at adriennedecandole [at] gmail.com before Wednesday to get on the agenda.

KFPC Agenda Nov 4 final

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Communities in Bloom Sept 30-Oct 4 in Kamloops!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Communities in Bloom Sept 30-Oct 4 in Kamloops!

The Communities in Bloom is being held in Kamloops this week, and the next few days are packed with activities! Note that online registration is closed, but you can register at the door. All events take place in the Sandman Center (formerly ISC).

Events to note:

  1. A special event is on Thursday Oct 1 from 9:30-10:30am; Laura Kalina and Shelaigh Garson will be presenting with the City of Kamloops about urban agriculture, registration is required.
  2. Friday Oct 2 is the official Grand Opening of the CN EcoConnexions’ Riverside Park Community Project from 3-4pm!
  3. Saturday Oct 3 is another event open to the public from 9-11am. According to the official CIB program, The Town Hall Meeting is an opportunity for all delegates, along with general public of Kamloops to exchange ideas, best practices …and help out with each other’s challenges…Mark Cullen will moderate the discussion and provide gardening advice …so prepare your questions.”

For more information and to check out the program, check out their website.

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