Upcoming Events

Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Madame Beespeaker, March 11th, 9am

Thompson Shuswap Master Gardeners Association and the Horticulture Program at TRU are excited to bring Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist Lori Weidenhammer to Kamloops for a free presentation Saturday, March 11th 9:00 am, TRU International Building room 1015.

Lori Weidenhammer is a Vancouver performance-based interdisciplinary artist originally from Saskatchewan. For the past several years she has been appearing as the persona Madame Beespeaker, reviving the tradition of “telling the bees”. As a food security volunteer and activist Weidenhammer works with students of all ages on growing plants for bees. This work is featured in her book Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees. She is passionate about art that that transforms the relationship between the artist and the viewer and creates community bonds.

 

Blog: www.beespeakersaijiki.blogspot.com

Instagram: @beespeaker

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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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Gardengate Pumpkins of Light Festival, Oct 27th!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Partner Links, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Gardengate Pumpkins of Light Festival, Oct 27th!

Gardengate Pumpkins of Light Festival, Oct 27th!

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Join Gardengate for their 11th Annual Pumpkins of Light Festival! It’s a fun and free event where you’ll wander down a spooky path illuminated by hundreds of Jack O’Lanterns carved by the Kamloops community.

Free Admission
Family and kid friendly!
Refreshments are limited so come early!

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Seeding Cleaning at the Farmers’ Market Oct 22nd

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Seeding Cleaning at the Farmers’ Market Oct 22nd

Seeding Cleaning at the Farmers’ Market Oct 22nd

2016-event-poster-w-kfpc-logoWe are hosting a seed cleaning workshop at the Kamloops Regional Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 22nd! The market runs from 8am-12pm on the 200 block of St Paul Street. Share the event with all of your friends, and we hope to see you there!

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New report on food insecurity in British Columbia

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in News, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on New report on food insecurity in British Columbia

New report on food insecurity in British Columbia

Half a Million People Experience Food Insecurity in British Columbia, Says New Report 
Northern British Columbia Especially Vulnerable

TORONTO, August 31, 2016 — Almost half a million British Columbians experienced some level of household food insecurity in 2011-2012, according to a new report from PROOF, a research group based at the University of Toronto.

Drawing on data from Statistic Canada’s Canadian Community Health Survey, the report finds over one in ten B.C. households struggling to put food on the table in 2011-12. Families with children under the age of 18 were at an even greater risk of food insecurity, with one in six B.C. children living in a food insecure household.

Click here to read the rest of the story and full report!

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August 3rd Minutes

Posted by on Sep 3, 2016 in 2016 Minutes, Minutes, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on August 3rd Minutes

Here are the minutes from August 3rd networking meeting.

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