Entries by Michelle Tsutsumi


SEED: The Untold Story

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, […]

Next Level Food System Visioning & Agricultural Panel Discussion

December Network Meeting We’re looking forward to continuing to build on the inspiring energy and ideas that came out of November’s network meeting discussion about what an ideal food system looks like to you. The first half of the network meeting will be devoted to furthering this discussion. In October, we heard from new entrants […]


Veggie Fermentation Learning Party

Fermentation is a great way of preserving the harvest and producing your own nutritious snacks and condiments. Have you been wanting to get in on the fermentation trend, but just haven’t gotten around to it? Or maybe you’ve dabbled at fermenting, but want to try something different?

Picturing an Ideal Food System & News from the Kamloops Public Market Coop

Network Meeting Summary November 7, 2018 Secwepemc Word of the Month: Tqeltkúkwpi7 (tal kook pi) = creator Table Introductions “What would your perfect food system look like?” (in three words) * local                                * empowering                     * choice * stewardship                  * regenerative                     * viable * accessible                      * sustainable                       * variety * sovereign                      * innovative                         * veggies […]

Exciting Additions to Our Local Food System!

October Network Meeting – Panel Discussion October 3, 2018 The Community Spotlight for our October Network Meeting will feature new and innovative participants in our local food system. It’s exciting to see what people are starting up and how it makes for a thriving food culture in Kamloops. Our panelists are from Caspian Acres, Hardy […]


Help Us to Call the Salmon Home

Join us for our September network meeting as we prepare for the 2018 Wild Salmon Caravan parade on September 29th in Chase! Kukpi Ron Ignace will share the Secwepemc Trout Children story with us and we’ll have an art project to keep your hands busy while you listen. Please bring a dish to share in […]