Upcoming Events

July 6 Minutes

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in 2016 Minutes, Minutes, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on July 6 Minutes

Here are the minutes from our July 6 meeting, it was a great conversation with hot topics including the new provincial program BC Food Works and a local social enterprise. Read the minutes for more information!

KFPC Meeting Minutes July 6, 2016

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Edible Garden Tour is on Saturday July 9th!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Edible Garden Tour is on Saturday July 9th!

Edible Garden Tour is on Saturday July 9th!

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This is not your average garden tour! We love flowers, but come and see what else some local gardeners are growing in their back (and front) yards! You will be inspired and amazed by what these local growers are up to!

This year’s tour will take you to four locations in Raleigh. Expect to see bees, berries, backyard chickens, mushroom cultivation, water harvesting and a lot of food production!

Go to the Gleaning Abundance website for more details!

July 9, 2016,   9:30am – 12:30pm, $10.00

Call 250-851-6111 to register, or send us a message at info@gleaningabundance.com

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Logan Lake Farm to School Program!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Logan Lake Farm to School Program!

Check out this great video to learn more about what Logan Lake is doing to get their students to eat healthier and more locally!

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Bee a Citizen Scientist Workshop July 15-17

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Bee a Citizen Scientist Workshop July 15-17

‘Bee’ a Citizen Scientist

Friday – Sunday July 15, 16, 17

A three-day workshop with Lincoln Best.

Includes 2 days in the lab at TRU, plus 1 field day collecting, identifying and photographing native bees.

Cost $145, + participants should purchase Bumble Bees of North America, by Williams et al (Princeton Press); and The Bees in Your Back yard by Wilson & Carrill (Princeton Press). These are great books for novice bee enthusiasts and exceptional references for experts.

Contact Elaine Sedgman to register. Seats are limited – so register soon!

emsedgman@gmail.com

Lincoln Best has surveyed pollinator diversity in western Canada for almost 15 years and produced new data for more than 600 species while discovering new species in Canada.

Lincoln studied Zoology and Ecology at the University of Guelph and conducted graduate research at York University on the geographical distribution and genetics of the bees of British Columbia. He has also led field teams through Central and South East Asia, observing native bees in more than 10 countries.

Lincoln is passionate about floral/ bee relationships, especially the visitors to rare and unusual flowering plants in the Southern Interior.

Lincoln Best will also be presenting a public lecture at the Big Little Science Centre, Thursday July 14th, 7:00 pm.

Bee a Citizen Scientist

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Community Garden Coordinator

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Community Garden Coordinator

Community Garden Coordinator

The Community Garden Coordinator job is available, check out the posting here! http://www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca/clients/25/assets/319/CG%20Coordinator%20PPT%20External%20June%202016.pdf

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Wild Salmon Caravan

Posted by on May 28, 2016 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Wild Salmon Caravan

Wild Salmon Caravan

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Come to the parade on June 8 starting in Riverside Park! Here is the pdf of the poster to share with your networks Wild Salmon Caravan Poster Kamloops – Print

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