Entries by Michelle Tsutsumi

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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 […]

KFPC Celebrating After BC Food Hub Network Announcement!

Since January 2019, the Kamloops Food Policy Council has been working with several representatives from various governments, Indigenous communities, and community organizations to bring food plans/policies to life. This project, funded through the Real Estate Foundation, has a steering committee and two working groups. The working group focused on expanding food processing in Kamloops and […]

Nourish Feedback

Network Meeting Summary June 5, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month skwlúlecw (sku-loo-low)= mid-summer Board Update – Several grant applications have been submitted by the leadership team, which we are excited about. – Carole visited the new Garden Collective and is impressed with what is happening in the McDonald Park site. It has been given […]