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Three-Step Social Sector Activation Guide for Host Communities

In British Columbia, climate disasters have an increasing impact on communities. When communities are evacuated, they often relocate to nearby locations known as “Host Communities''. When a host community is “activated”, local Emergency…

Iran protests: Gender-based violence, food insecurity and human rights issues

The vision of the Kamloops Food Policy Council is a food system that is regenerative, sovereign and just. This vision of justice is not possible when widespread serious injustices are continually and blatantly perpetuated. For this reason we…

November Book Club

Welcome to KFPC Book Club! November 2022 This month we are reading the essay: A Modest Proposal for a Fair Trade Emotional Labour Economy (Centered by Disabled, Femme of Color, Working-Class/Poor Genius) by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha…

Decolonizing the Municipality

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…
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Community Food Security

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…
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Exploring Community Safety in Kamloops – Part Two

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…
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Exploring Community Safety in Kamloops – Part One

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…

Healthy Ecosystems and Pesticide Use in Kamloops

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…

Planning for people, not cars

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…

Public Spaces and the Commons

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…

Board Leave Announcement

The Kamloops Food Policy Council is notifying the public that our Board Co-President, Jesse Ritcey, will be on leave from the KFPC Board, effective August 24, 2022 to October 15, 2022, as he has announced his candidacy for Kamloops City Council.   The…
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Pruning Workshop

Our upcoming Pruning Workshop will be held on August 23rd from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. (We will provide the address and accessibility details following registation). In this two hour workshop we will be offering basic information about pruning…

Pruning Consultation Servicess

Our Gleaning Abundance Program is expanding!   We know that it is important to take care of our trees and help them be more resilient to climate change. Annual pruning keeps fruit trees producing fruit and looking great. So we are developing…

KFPC Food & the City Policy Series

Kamloops Food Policy Council is excited to be launching Food & the City, a blog post series to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to the municipal election. Based on the idea that food is a lever for transformative…
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We’re Hiring: Tree Trimmer/Pruner

We are hiring a Pruner/Tree Trimmer to support our GAP this summer!   This temporary 8-week position (~30 hours/week) will work closely with our Gleaning Abundance Coordinator to help with harvests, pruning, and tree care/maintenance!    The…

June Network Summary

Leaning Into Uncertainty: Preparedness and Hope On Wednesday June 1st we gathered for our second in person potluck since March 2020. As we get used to coming together again, we live in a place of both hope and uncertainty. As the spring arrives,…
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Sustainable Development and Affordable Housing

The Kamloops Food Policy Council has launched a series on food and the city to explore a number of deeper civic discussions leading up to our municipal election. As the late urban planner and Canadian food advocate Wayne Roberts wrote, “food…

We’re Hiring: Stirfront Assistant

We are hiring a Stirfront Assistant to help us set-up, manage, and grow our community space at our food hub, The Stir!   The Stir - Canada Summer Job Posting: Food Hub Stirfront Assistant Full Time position (30 hours per week) 8 weeks…