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December 4th MEMBERS’ SOCIAL

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in | Comments Off on December 4th MEMBERS’ SOCIAL

Members and Friends of the Kamloops Food Policy Council: LET’S CELEBRATE TOGETHER! December 4 at 5pm Mt Paul United Church Let’s celebrate our best year ever for food security in Kamloops. From food production and distribution, to preservation and preparation; new programs and maturing programs; input into municipal and provincial food related policies; and bold steps toward a new KFPC governance model, it has been a year of successful team work. As 2013 comes to a close, reserve 5:00-8:00 p.m. December 5 to gather together, socialize and share food. To help everyone stay current with KFPC member activities, please forward by November 28, your program updates to KFPC Secretary, Carole Hebden (carole-eh@shaw.ca). Rather than a regular business meeting on December 5, Laura Kalina will recap recent developments and Carole will compile member updates into a summary report for everyone...

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Kamloops Food Policy Council to meet again in the fall

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

.     Kamloops Food Policy Council – next meeting will be September 5, 2012 at 5:00, upstairs at the Kamloops Food Bank. All are welcome....

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Kamloops Food Policy Council

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

Kamloops Food Policy Council – next monthly meeting will be May 30 at 5:00, upstairs at the Kamloops Food Bank. All are welcome....

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Join the “Meatless Monday” movement!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 in At Issue | 1 comment

Meatless Monday is not an original idea. Cities in Europe and North America have been trying for several years to cut greenhouse gases by eating one vegetarian meal a week. The Agriculture Organization of the United Nations finds that “…livestock accounts for 18% of worldwide greenhouse gases, more than that emitted by all forms of transportation combined, and is a leading cause of deforestation and water pollution.” It is Sir Paul McCartney who is spearheading the movement in Britain. He is quoted as saying, “We thought cars were the villain of the piece, but it appears that livestock produces more.” This movement has broad backing from climate change scientists who argue that meat, apart from presenting such risks as heart disease, obesity and E.coli, is a wasteful luxury. “….we’re going to feed ten times as much grain to cattle...

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gRAWnola Recipe

Posted by on May 2, 2009 in At Issue | 0 comments

I found this recipe on a wordpress blog the other day. I have been on the lookout for a good granola recipe and this one seems like it might be just that. If the method seems slightly odd and unfamiliar it is because this is a raw food recipe and you can read more about the raw food revolution here and for ingredients that are quite close to home you can source them at Real Raw Food in Naramata. gRAWnola recipe by Ellen Allard 1 cup buckwheat groats, soaked in water overnight 1/2 cup sunflower seed, soaked in water overnight 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, soaked in water overnight 1/4 cup walnuts, soaked in water overnight 1/4 cup almonds, soaked in water overnight 1 tbsp flax seeds 1 apple, cored 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 cup pitted dates, soaked for...

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