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Kamloops Foundation Grant!

We were successful in receiving a $2500 grant from the Kamloops Foundation back at the end of June. The grant continues to promote Urban Agriculture with a major emphasis on Social Enterprise.  We will be partnering with GAP (Gleaning Abundance…
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GAP on CBC!

Check out the link below to hear this morning's interview with Sandra (the new coordinator) about the Gleaning Abundance Program (GAP)! http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/ID/2473593897/

Laura Kalina receives national award!

Laura Kalina, the current president of the Kamloops Food Policy Council has received a national innovation award from the Dieticians of Canada.  See this link for more information. Congratulations Laura!  Your leadership and innovation…
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Workshop on Water Harvesting for Home and Farm Use on July 6

Shelaigh Garson is delivering a workshop on water harvesting on July 6.  See attached poster for further information.  Water Harvesting Workshop Kamloops 2014

Farm2Chef to be recognized for Public Produce support on June 25 at MacDonald Park

Meet Farm2Chefs Collaborative member and Terra Restaurant chef/owner David Tombs and Master Gardener Elaine Sedgman at MacDonald Park Public Produce Garden on Wednesday June 25th at 11:00 am.  Try some currant & bergamot tea prepared from…
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Notice of Proposed Bylaw Changes - Kamloops Food Policy Council

Changes to the bylaws of the Kamloops Food Policy Council will be considered by the membership at the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Mt. Paul United Church commencing at 5:00 PM.  The current bylaws, together…
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Eat Your Yard Kamloops!

How to Start your Permaculture Garden Learn the Essentials of Permaculture Design and the building blocks for an Edible Garden! This workshop will provide you with the basic skill to start your own Permaculture garden. Whether you are a seasoned…
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Community Garden Maps and Charts

Chandra KC has used her skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to analyse the relationships between the neighbourhoods that community gardeners reside in and the community garden location they garden in.  This information is helping…
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New Publication! "Cultivating Community" by Shelaigh Garson

Cultivating Community Gardens This publication is a guide to organizations wishing to start a new community garden.

Community Stories About AJAX Mine

Corporations in Our Heads Interactive Community Dialogue Theatre No actors. No play. No script. Theatre without a net - just you, the audience! __________________________________ Kamloops Yacht Club 1140 River St. Friday November 22 Saturday…
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Genetically Engineered Foods and Human Health

A Cross-Canada's Speaker Tour 7:00pm to 9:30pm November 27, 2013 Location: Alumni Theatre Do you have questions or concerns regarding genetically engineered (GE) foods and human health? If so, this fall and winter, GE Free Kamloops will…
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Affordable Housing Development Forum

Attention Development Community! You are invited to the Kamloops Affordable Housing Development Forum 2013, taking place on Thursday November 14th at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre, and brought to you by the City of Kamloops, in…
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Kamloops Gleaning Abundance Program

A quick video clip from the media event on September 26th on Columbia by CFJC TV.

Agriculture Area Plan Open Houses

The Open House dates are as follows: October 3 - Bert Edwards Elementary October 21 - Tournament Capital Ranch October 23 - Interior Savings Center: Parkside Lounge October 24 - Barnhartvale Community Hall All Open Houses are drop-in…
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Time for a pan-Canadian food strategy.

Please join Malcolm Allen, Member of Parliament for Welland and NDP Agriculture Critic as he tours the country with his "Farm to Fork" tour. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:00 - 6:00 PM Mohave Room, Desert Gardens Community Centre 540 Seymour…

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…