People and community groups working together

to build a community where all persons at all times have enough food for well-being.

Nov 4 Agenda

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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] before Wednesday to get on the agenda.

KFPC Agenda Nov 4 final

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Oct 7 Minutes

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Here are the minutes from our Oct 7 meeting: KFPC mtg minutes Oct 7

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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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Oct 7 Agenda

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Meeting Agendas, Meetings | Comments Off on Oct 7 Agenda

Oct 7 Agenda

KFPC Agenda Oct 7

Note the changed meeting time for this next meeting. The meeting will run from 5:30-7:30pm, with everyone helping to clean up from 7:30-8pm.

Important! If you have any “hot topics” that you would like to discuss for more than the 1 minute allocated to each member organization, please email adriennedecandole [AT] to be added to the final agenda by Oct 5.

Hope to see you there!

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