Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting – Kamloops Food Policy Council

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Annual General Meeting – Kamloops Food Policy Council

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May 14, 2013  -  Mt. Paul United Church, 140 Laburnum St, North Kamloops

5:00 – 5:45 Annual General Meeting for KFPC Members

Business Reports and *Election of Directors

* KFPC is seeking members for 2 or 3 year terms as a Board Director.  If you would like to make a nomination or let your name stand, please contact KFPC Secretary, Carole Hebden at 250.374.6305 or carole-eh@shaw.ca

5:45 – 6:30 Potluck Dinner – all are welcome

6:30 – 7:15       Public Presentation – all are welcome

Title: ”Overview of the Agricultural Area Plan – Update on Urban Agricultural & Food Systems Strategy”

Presenters: Shannon Hardman, MA, Sustainability Program Coordinator and Carmin Mazzotta, MA, Social and Community Development Supervisor, City of Kamloops  

Topics include:

What are the differences between the two plans?

What are the outcomes of the Agricultural Area Plan?

What is the current status of the Urban Agricultural & Food Systems Strategy?

7:15 – 8:00       Questions.  Answers.  Discussion.  Networking

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Grow Your Own Food course at the TRU Horticulture Gardens

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Date: May 8 – June 10, 2014
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 – 8pm
Cost: $275
Instructor: Maria Valana
Location: TRU Horticulture House #10 & Greenhouse

Do you want to grow your own food, but don\’t know where to start? Well then, this is the course for you. Come experience the joy of learning how to grow your favourite vegetables and herbs under the guidance of professional gardener and educator Maria Valana who is thrilled to be sharing her passion with you. During this 20-hour course you can expect to learn about garden planning, soil health, seed starting, transplanting, weed management, watering and organic pest control. This course has been specifically designed to be 50% hands-on learning to help solidify the knowledge acquired during class time. By the end of this course you will learn all this is necessary to start, maintain, and eat from your own garden.

For more information on course dates, times, and cost please email communityu@tru.ca

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Eat Your Yard Kamloops!

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Eat Your Yard Kamloops!

Eat Your Yard Kamloops, April 2014How to Start your Permaculture Garden

Learn the Essentials of Permaculture Design
and the building blocks for an Edible Garden!

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Horticulture Horizons

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Horticulture Horizons

horticulture horizons posterSaturday, April 5, 2014
Alumni Theatre in the Clocktower
Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, BC

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Community Gardens Registration

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Community Gardens Registration

Spaces are available in Community Gardens in 2014!  Click on poster for details.

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Next Meeting – Wednesday, February 26 at 5:00 PM at Mount Paul United Church

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Next Meeting – Wednesday, February 26 at 5:00 PM at Mount Paul United Church

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