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Young Agrarians, Layer Mulching & So Much More!

April 4, 2018 Network Meeting Summary It was another fantastic Network Meeting on April 4th! There were several firsts: we tried out a new seating arrangement to accommodate our larger group sizes. Folks seemed to enjoy sitting in smaller…

Community Seed Library Get-Together

Community Seed Libraries are cropping up everywhere and we are very excited to be starting one here in Kamloops! Seed libraries can have many benefits to the community, including: protecting genetic diversity helping develop locally-adapted…

Layer Mulching Workshop

Would you like to grow more of your own food? It's easy with layer mulching (aka lasagna gardening). Join us to get some practice with this simple, cost-effective method for converting lawn (or bare ground) into a productive veggie garden…

April Connector Article - How to Thwart the Cherry Fruit Fly

In this month's Connector column, Sandra shares some strategies to deal with the cherry fruit fly, so that they can be enjoyed sans white wigglers!   March 2018 Connector Article      

IDays 2018 - International Language of Food by Bonnie Klohn

The theme for International Days at TRU this year was "The International Language of Food: Food for Thought, Food for Life, Food for Fun." This exciting event always brings students, faculty, and staff together with the general community to…

KFPC March Newsletter

Enjoy the March Newsletter: - Summary of the March Network Meeting - Launch of the Wild Salmon Caravan 2017: Honouring the Matriarchs video - Event Listings - Job Postings - Pics of the Month
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Network with the Young Agrarians in April!

Join us for our monthly Network Meeting, where we will provide Kamloops Food Policy Council & Interior Community Services updates, feast together, share event announcements, and hear about what the Young Agrarians has been up to recently. The…

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop We are happy to once again be able to offer a fruit tree pruning workshop with Greg Houghton this Sunday, March 18, from 1-4 pm. Come out and learn the basics and practice under Greg's expert supervision. **…
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KamPlan Food Security and Wild Salmon Caravan Video Preview

March 7, 2018 Network Meeting Summary Board Update - We are celebrating our biggest group yet at 45 people today! - The new strategic plan is being operationalized in purposeful and concrete ways. It is exciting to have a strong document…
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Co-Creating a Thriving Food System

March truly feels like the month where life re-emerges from the hibernation of winter and this means reveling in rejuvenation and participation. This is also a time when the KFPC begins our monthly column in the Connector! KFPC is excited to…
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A Bursting Food Community - Network Meeting Summary Feb. 7

Due to sketchy winter driving conditions, Emily Jubenvill's presentation was re-scheduled for our April 4 Network Meeting. With this change in plans, it provided the space for Network members to share about the good work they are doing.…
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Food Security in the City - March Network Meeting

At March's Network Meeting, Jason Locke (left) and Ben Chobater from the City of Kamloops will be shedding light on the purpose of the Official Community Plan (OCP) -- the City's guiding land use and development document. Locke and Chobater…

Indian Cuisine Workshop

Kamloops Immigrant Services and Kamloops Food Policy Council is hosting an Indian Cuisine Workshop on February 17! This workshop is FREE and you will learn how to make an array of Indian dishes from scratch. To register, contact Elizabeth…

Zero Waste 3-in-1 Workshop

Making your own cleaning and beauty products is a great way to start reducing your ecological footprint. Sarah Fridriksson has been making her own natural products for over ten years and will teach how to make toilet bowl cleaner, body butter…

Sharpen Up

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has been hosting a variety of educational activities related to food. Our most recent offering was a knife-sharpening workshop. Learn how to sharpen your knives . . . it sounds simple enough - right? A few pointers…

Cuban Cuisine Workshop

Kamloops Immigrant Services and Kamloops Food Policy Council is hosting a Cuban Cuisine Workshop on February 3! This workshop is FREE and you will learn how to make an array of Cuban dishes from scratch. To register, contact Elizabeth…

Filipino Cuisine Workshop

** This Workshop is FULL ** The first collaborative world cuisine workshop was such a success that Kamloops Immigrant Services and Kamloops Food Policy Council is hosting a Filipino Cuisine Workshop on January 24! This workshop is…

Knife Sharpening Workshop

With new spaces opening up for this workshop, we are pleased to announce registration details for a Knife Sharpening Workshop with Lawrence Barichello. January 20 2 - 4 PM Mt Paul Community Food Centre Bring a couple of knives to…