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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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Growth & Sustainability: Development for a food secure 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…

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…

We’re Hiring: CSJ Food Hub Kitchen Helper

We are hiring a Kitchen Helper for our Food Hub, The Stir. This is a Canada Summer Jobs position that is full-time (30 hours per week) for 8 weeks. The Kitchen Helper will help support local food processing in our community at our food hub,…
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July 2022 Book Club

This month we are reading Pleasure Activism by adrienne maree brown. At the KFPC our work feels so joyful in the summertime when we’re busy building soil and growing food at Butler Urban Farm, harvesting delicious fruit and gathering with…
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KFPC Potlucks: Thinking about Joy, Consent, Care and In-Person Gatherings

Our KFPC potlucks have a well-deserved reputation as the best potluck in town! When we gathered together last month, for our first potluck since the start of the pandemic, I took my first bite and almost immediately had tears come to my eyes.…
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We’re Hiring: Pruner/Tree Trimmer

We are hiring a Pruner/Tree Trimmer (Arborist/Horitculturist) 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,…
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Cwelcwelt Kuc “We are well” Garden Work Party

This past Wednesday (May 4) our book club explored the topic of #landback and the Yellowhead Institute Red Paper on Land Back. It was an evening of powerful discussions - and listening. During the meeting, Dawn Morrison, Founder/Research…

Land Back Book Club

The KFPC book club returns! Our book club seeks to bring those in our community together to discuss and explore topics such as local food systems work, community capacity, Indigenous Food Sovereignty, and more in a deeper and exciting way. We…

We’re Hiring: Kitchen Coordinator

  We are hiring a Kitchen Coordinator to guide local food processing at our food hub, The Stir!    The Kitchen Coordinator is a permanent, part-time position at ~18 hours/week and will be responsible for supporting…

We Need Your Input!

How do you connect with the KFPC? Why do you connect with the KFPC? What does the KFPC mean to you? We want to know!      The KFPC is currently undertaking a review of it's communications. We are examining our strengths,…
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Kamloops Seed Stories

Every Seed Has a Story, and we want to hear yours! As we all get ready for spring planting, Caitlin Quist - our Farm Community Organizer, is hoping to use stories to reinvigorate the Kamloops Seed Library. Caitlin is currently collecting…
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February Network Meeting Summary

Our February 2022 KFPC Network Meeting took place via zoom on the evening of February 2. During this time we explored and imagined the topic of mutual aid together.  Lindsay Harris, one of our 4 facilitators of the evening, opened the meeting…
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KFPC Book Club

The KFPC is starting a Book Club!   Our book club seeks to bring those in our community together to discuss and explore topics such as local food systems work, community capacity, Indigenous Food Sovereignty, and more in a deeper…