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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…
Microgreens Workshop

Microgreens Workshop

Growing microgreens is a great way to get an extra boost of nutrition, add some homegrown pizzazz to your winter meals, and have fun watching things grow at the same time! Paul Denby, our local Farm to School microgreens expert, will show…

Farm to School Activities

There is some amazing work and learning going on in local schools! Check out these videos from Shaw TV! Arthur Hatton Elementary Twin Rivers/Four Directions Brock Middle School  

Paradise Lost

Every harvest with the GAP has a story, some more memorable than others. Something stands out - the setting, the characters, or the plot – and in this case it is all three. It was getting to the end of cherry season when an acquaintance…

No Food Waste Here!

Do you ever wonder what happens to leftover, dropped, bruised, or expired food from grocery stores? If you’ve seen the documentary  Just Eat It  , you’ll have an idea of the magnitude of food waste that ends up in dumpsters. In SOME…
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Baby Lucy, McArthur Island Re-Visioning & FOODprints: December 6, 2017 KFPC Network Meeting Summary

Kamloops Food Policy Council and Interior Community Services Updates During the territory acknowledgement, Bonnie was invited to teach the group a couple of Secwepemc words, as she is taking Secwepemctsin this term from Secwepemc elder, Mona…

City Council: On food literacy, climate change, and community building

Recently Carole (our Board chair), Laura (past Board chair) and I presented to City Council. It was the end of the Kamloops Official Community Plan input session, so we wanted to talk about that, and also give an overview of the work the…
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Mexican Cuisine Workshop

Join us for our first (of several) joint cooking workshop with Kamloops Immigrant Services! There are still spaces available and the registration has been extended. Contact Elizabeth Brown to sign up: communityconnection@kcris.ca or 778-…