Entries by Communications Lead

Kamloops Urban Food Land Report

We are thrilled to announce the release of the Kamloops Urban Foodlands Report! This report explores current urban foodlands practices and policies in Kamloops and aligns them with community visions and outcomes. This report aims to understand what outcomes people in Kamloops hope to see from urban foodlands (not limited to growing food for sale), […]

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June Network Meeting Summary

Our June Network meeting took place on 2nd of this month. Many familiar faces joined the meeting along with some new people. Bonnie Klohn our food policy lead and Emily Pletsch were the host of this meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss about the current situations or threats in the food system. […]

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Meeting Summary: Culture and Normativity

    Network Meeting Summary February 10, 2021 The February Network Meeting was part two of a four part series on race and the food system. The meeting was facilitated by Dr. Kyra Garson, Interculturalization Coordinator at the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at TRU. It was co-facilitated by Bonnie Klohn, KFPC Food […]

MEET OUR FOOD HUB PARTNERS: LOCAL PULSE

MEET OUR FOOD HUB PARTNERS: LOCAL PULSE  A chat with Kent Fawcett   We had a brief chat with Kent Fawcett, the Creator of Local Pulse. Kent runs Local Pulse as a sole proprietorship and credits his fiancé, Nic Zdunich as the mastermind behind the marketing efforts including the website, packaging and the famous Local […]

Meet the Food Hub Coordinator!

We will like to introduce Kent Fawcett, who will be taking on the role of Food Hub Coordinator. Kent has been a valued member of the KFPC network for the last few years, as the owner and creator of Local Pulse, a plant-based food processing business that was the second place finalist for Emerging Business of […]

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The Groundbreaking Kamloops Food Hub Project Awarded Provincial Grant

We are celebrating a recent announcement from the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries! Kamloops Food Policy Council in partnership with the City of Kamloops was awarded $750,000 to provide shared infrastructure, processing equipment, mentorship and support for small to medium sized food entrepreneurs in Kamloops.  The Food Hub […]

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We’re Hiring: Food Hub Coordinator

The Kamloops Food Policy Council is looking to hire a Full-Time Food Hub Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting food processing in the Kamloops region, by facilitating a food hub for the region. The long-term vision for the food hub is to foster a thriving regional agriculture and food sector that is a significant […]

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Exploring the Connections between Race and Food Systems 

Network Meeting Summary  December 2, 2020 Introduction The intention behind the December network meeting focused on “race and the food system” was to bring diverse voices up to the forefront and gain multiple perspectives to see where the strength of our community ties. The December network meeting is part of a series of network meetings […]