Entries by Communications Lead

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Water & Climate Crisis Panel Discussion

March 4, 2020 Network Meeting Summary Thank you to Emily Pletsch and Keira McPhee for collaborating on the network meeting summary! Our fullest house yet took in a Panel Discussion with Dawn Morrison, Joanne Taylor and Ananda Lee Tan on climate chaos mitigation, particularly relating to water. All three panelists presented on the current climate […]

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Water & Climate Crisis Panel ~ March Network Meeting

Our decision to focus a network meeting on climate chaos and its impact on water was prompted by the release of the province’s strategic climate risk assessment: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/climate-change/adaptation/risk-assessment We want to create the time and space to explore climate action related to water, while also aligning our strategies of climate justice to the broader scope […]

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Ringing in a New Decade – February Network Meeting

Network Meeting Summary February 5, 2020 Board Report and Staff Report In January, the board and staff had the privilege of taking part in a second workshop with Dawn Morrison about Indigenous Food Sovereignty and we look forward to integrating this knowledge into our work. Some board members and staff are planning to participate in […]

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Food Business Planning 2 Day Workshop

There is an excellent opportunity for local food businesses to grow through the Food Business Planning Workshop! This workshop is ideal for micro, small, and medium-sized food processors looking to improve and/or expand their operations, as well as farmers looking to create value-added products. Funded by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, in partnership with the Small […]

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Mycelium as a Food System Metaphor

Join us at the December Network Meeting and hear about our exploration of the food system through a mycelium metaphor (it’s quite amazing!). It’s a helpful visual for how we can strengthen our food system and we’d love your input. December 4 5:30 – 7:30 Mount Paul Community Food Centre 140 Laburnum Street **If you’d […]

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Food Hub Model Presentation & Input

Network Meeting Summary November 6, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month k̓wséltkten (k-wuh-sel-t-n)= Family Board Update – KFPC Board and Contractors attended a workshop facilitated by Dawn Morrison, Founder and Research Curator of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty. This workshop started the discussion to decolonize the food system by shifting from the production […]

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Eat Think Vote ~ A Food Focused Candidate’s Forum

Network Meeting Summary October 2, 2019 Community Spotlight ~ Food Hub Meet & Greet The evening started with questions from Mount Paul Community Food Centre and Kamloops Food Policy Council, followed by questions from the floor. Terry Lake – Liberal (TL), Iain Currie – Green (IC), and Kira Cheeseborough – Animal Protection Party (KC) joined […]

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Eat Think Vote Candidate’s Forum

Network Meeting October 2 Mount Paul Community Food Centre will host one of several Eat Think Vote events being held across the country, led by Food Secure Canada in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada. Federal candidates Iain Currie, Green Party, Terry Lake, Liberal Party, and Kira Cheeseborough, Animal Protection Party, will discuss poverty and […]

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Food Hub Meet & Greet

Network Meeting Summary September 4, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month ga7is (aw-iss)= dark clouds loom overhead before a storm Board Update – Last month’s AGM brought in a new composition for our Board. Welcome to returning Directors, Lindsay Harris, Sian Lewis, Glenn Hilke, Carole Hebden, and Rob Wright, as well as new Board Directors […]

Food Hub Meet & Greet

September Network Meeting Join us on Wednesday, September 4, and meet some of the folks who are involved with the Food Hub Pilot Project. We’re excited to introduce our new Food Hub Coordinator, Research Assistant, members of our Working Group, and the businesses who will be participating in the first cohort! Time permitting, we will […]