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KFPC Food Security Awareness Campaign - Provincial Election

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has put into action several initiatives in order to bring a discussion about food policy into the forefront of the upcoming provincial election. Our campaign included the following: Six letters-to-the editor…

Kamloops Agriculture Area Plan

TRU AGSC Poster Session The Agricultural Sciences class at TRU is holding a poster session this coming Monday, April 8 from 2:30 to 4:20 pm in room S337 (Science building at TRU Kamloops Campus). This year the students have worked in partnership…
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Urban Agriculture talk

Be a part of Kamloops’ Public Produce Project March 28@ The Smorg 3-6pm Public Produce is a growing project in Kamloops. Urban agriculture in the form of Public Produce gardens transforms any available land into an edible landscape: a space…
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Food Security: Letters-to-the-Editor in Kamloops Daily News

  http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20130227/KAMLOOPS0303/130229830/0/kamloops/support-locally-produced-food http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20130313/KAMLOOPS0303/130319959/-1/kamloops0303/equitable-access-to-food-an-important-human-rights-issue    

Kamloops Seedy Saturday(s)

When: February 2 and 16, 2013 and March 2 and 16, 2013 Where: Sahali Centre Mall Time: 10:00am-2:00pm Contact: Leslie Welch 250.828.2321 or Fawn Knox 250.579.5768 Email: plants444@gmail.com or fawnfknox@gmail.com “In our…
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Public Produce Strategy Report

We'd like to encourage everyone to take a look at the Public Produce Strategic Report that some of our members were instrumental in developing. If you're wondering about how the Kamloops Public Produce Project came to be, or where it's going,…
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Thank You, City of Kamloops Social Planning Council!

In November, members of the Kamloops Food Policy Council put together a grant proposal on behalf of the Public Produce Project and submitted it to the City of Kamloops Social Planning Council. We recently received the good news that we have…
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Seedy Saturday 2012: A Grand Success!

I arrived at Sahali Mall at 9:15 on Saturday morning, Food Policy Council display board in hand, to a lineup of almost 30 people waiting outside the large room housing Seedy Saturday.  Seedy Saturday is an annual event held in late winter to…

Kamloops' Agriculture Plan: Provide your input!

The City of Kamloops is asking for input as they develop the agricultural area plan. From their website: "An agricultural area plan focuses on a community's farm area to discover practical solutions to issues and identify opportunities…
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Food Security Questionnaire: Candidate Responses

We recently sent a letter on behalf of the Kamloops Food Policy Council to all mayoral and council candidates regarding their stance when it comes to issues surrounding food policy and food security in the region.  We asked the following questions: 1) What…
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Where do municipal candidates stand on the issue of food security?

  The following is a 'letter to the editor' from our co-chair, Registered Dietitian Laura Kalina, outlining some of the important things to think about as we prepare for the municipal election on November 19th. As our municipal election…
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Kamloops Public Produce Project

Kamloops Currents met up with Kamloops Food Policy Council at their Public Produce Project on the 100 block of Victoria St. Here's a short video on the project and thought behind it!