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We're Hiring!

We have two Canada Summer Jobs positions available this year! Both are open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who will be between 19 and 30 years of age at the start of employment. Gleaning Abundance Program Coordinator 30 hrs per…

McDonald Park Garden Collective

Perhaps you'd like to have a garden and grow your own food, BUT . . . you don't have access to a suitable plot of land you don't have tools you don't have enough knowledge to do it yourself you want to do it in a community of others…

Nourish Sneak Peek - Fish Bowl Style

Network Meeting Summary March 6, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month: Teyt (Tie-et) = hungry Circle Introductions: A project that gives me confidence we are moving in the right direction on household food insecurity is… When it comes…

Sneak Peek of Nourish Kamloops Forum

March Network Meeting In preparation for the upcoming Nourish event, our March meeting will be focusing on dialogue around the root causes of household food insecurity. We will be piloting a facilitation method that is held in the round,…

A Dash of Diversity Makes Gardening (and eating) More Fun!

As the saying goes - spring is just around the corner, and there's something in the air that makes me want to get out my seed packages and a bag of soil and plant something! In the 1980's, when I started gardening, shopping for seeds and…

Community Reconnect

Network Meeting Summary ~ February 6 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month: s7istk = winter; c7ístkten = winter home Table Introductions: Who was your most memorable teacher? KFPC Board Update Glenn and Joe addressed the decrease in accessible…
Network Meeting Nov 2017

February Network Meeting: Time to Reconnect

February Network Meeting February 6, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM Welcome back! We're looking forward to seeing everyone after the December/January break and, of course, enjoying our legendary potluck with you. Because it's been a while since…
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SEED: The Untold Story

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94%…

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.…