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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…
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Seedy Inspirations

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the BC Seed Gathering at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Richmond, BC. This bi-annual gathering brings together members of the BC EcoSeed Co-op, Seedy Saturday/Sunday and community seed…

Fun With Fermentation

I think it's fair to say that our latest veggie fermentation workshop was a great success! We had a lot of fun, made a glorious mess, and participants went home with some colourful jars of sauerkraut, kohlrabi sticks, and garlic. Thanks to Paula…
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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…
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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…

How can the Food Hub support YOUR restaurant business?

You're invited to participate in our 5 minute survey!
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Workshops for Food Processing Businesses

Do you have a small or emerging food business? Join our upcoming Market Validation Training workshops. These workshops are hosted in partnership with Kamloops Innovation, as part of the KFPC's Food Hub pilot project. Led by an experienced…
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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,…

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…

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…
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Meet Our New Gleaning Coordinator!

We would like to introduce Mariana Guerra, who will be taking on the role of Gleaning Abundance Program Coordinator. Mariana hails from Mexico, and has a wealth of experience working with volunteers on various projects in Canada, Mexico, Peru,…

Summer Network Meeting ~ Cherries Galore, Organic Waste Collection & Climate Change Research

Network Meeting Summary July 3, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month (review) Weyt-k  (why-t-k).  _______ ren skwest = Hello. My name is _______ . Board Update - We're looking forward to the AGM in August! Please join us -- help us…

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…
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Generous Gifts from the Community

Call it providence, karma, serendipity, or what you will, but sometimes just what you need shows up just when you need it . . . The Kamloops Food Policy Council has a couple of projects on the go at the Public Produce garden and  the Community…
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Celebrating Laura's Retirement -- With Both Roasting & Boasting!

Network Meeting Summary May 1, 2019 ~ Much gratitude to Addie de Candole for the beautiful photos ~ Celebrating Laura What a crowded hall it was on this special evening, a true testament to how many people Laura Kalina has impacted over…

Fine-Tuning the Vision and Examining Food Resilience in Northern Communities

Network Meeting Summary April 3, 2019 Secwepemc Word of the Month: sulénsem (sul-en-sum) = Flower Table Introductions: If you were asked to rate Kamloops' food system, what evidence would you use to do that? In other words, what activities,…

Food Security in Rural and Northern Communities & Our Ideal Food System Update - April Network Meeting

Rural Indigenous communities across northern Canada are experiencing high rates of food insecurity as a result of interconnected socio-cultural, economic and environmental challenges.  This research explores local food procurement activities…