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Ideal Food System Visioning and a Riveting Agriculture Panel Discussion

Network Meeting Summary December 6, 2018 Secwepemc Word of the Month: swucwt (swoo-kt) = Snow Board Update At the November board meeting, directors discussed the shortage of community meals resulting from the JUMP closure and the need…

Next Level Food System Visioning & Agricultural Panel Discussion

December Network Meeting We're looking forward to continuing to build on the inspiring energy and ideas that came out of November's network meeting discussion about what an ideal food system looks like to you. The first half of the network…
Knife Sharpening Workshop

Sharpen Up is Back!

Tired of dull knives? Whether you need to get your carving knife ready for a Christmas turkey, or just want to have a sharp blade to reach for, join us for a hands-on session of learning with Lawrence Barichello, our knife-sharpening guru. You'll…
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Veggie Fermentation Learning Party

Fermentation is a great way of preserving the harvest and producing your own nutritious snacks and condiments. Have you been wanting to get in on the fermentation trend, but just haven’t gotten around to it? Or maybe you’ve dabbled at…

Picturing an Ideal Food System & News from the Kamloops Public Market Coop

Network Meeting Summary November 7, 2018 Secwepemc Word of the Month: Tqeltkúkwpi7 (tal kook pi) = creator Table Introductions “What would your perfect food system look like?” (in three words) * local                               …
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An Opportunity to Learn About the Proposed Kamloops Public Market Coop

** We have a jam-packed session planned for the November Network Meeting. Because of this, please be ready to start at 5:30 on the dot (the legendary potluck will start shortly after that) ** KFPC Evolution We will spend some time at the…

Our Survey Winner Is...

In September, as part of our new social enterprise program, we put out a survey to our community at large. We asked questions designed to help us better understand the market and what kind of products we could produce. It was helpful feedback…
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Investing in Seed Security

Check out this press release from the Ministry of Agriculture. It's great to see our governments investing in our food security and supporting local farmers with equipment, skills training and financial support.

Regenerative Agriculture & Food Systems

Network Meeting Summary October 3, 2018 Board Update - Laura Kalina The first meeting with the new Board happened in September and it was the biggest Board meeting yet, which is very exciting. Carole is doing an excellent job chairing.…

Exciting Additions to Our Local Food System!

October Network Meeting - Panel Discussion October 3, 2018 The Community Spotlight for our October Network Meeting will feature new and innovative participants in our local food system. It's exciting to see what people are starting up…
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Why We're Switching to a Quarters Model

KFPC Customer Discovery Survey Kamloops Food Policy Council’s Gleaning Abundance Program (GAP) is trying something new. We’re switching from a thirds model to a quarters model. What does this mean, you ask? It means that we’re starting…
Felted Salmon Roe

The Power of Story: Trout Children with Kukpi Ron Ignace

  Network Meeting Summary September 5, 2018 To start things off, a warm welcome was given to new Board members Lindsay Harris, Glenn Hilke, Joe Killoran, and Sian Lewis, , as well as returning Board members Carole Hebden, Laura Kalina,…
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Help Us to Call the Salmon Home

Join us for our September network meeting as we prepare for the 2018 Wild Salmon Caravan parade on September 29th in Chase! Kukpi Ron Ignace will share the Secwepemc Trout Children story with us and we'll have an art project to keep your…
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SHOP Volunteers Cooking Up a Storm

It's always a pleasure to stop by the SHOP kitchen on Thursday mornings. The volunteers there cook up a delicious, nutritious meal for some of our communities most disadvantaged women and give them extra food to put in their packs. They rescue…
McDonald Park Public Produce

Summer Fruit-Tree Pruning

Ten people braved the smoke last night to hone their pruning skills and help repair some damaged and badly pruned trees and shrubs in the McDonald Park Public Produce Garden. Thanks to Greg Houghton for spending an evening sharing his expertise!       Some…