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Join the Repair Café!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Other, Reskilling | 0 comments

Repair Café Kamloops is a neighbourhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to tossing things out. Transition Kamloops has partnered with Kamloops Makerspace to host a Repair Café at the Green Living Expo on April 28, 2018. Residents of Kamloops and area can bring their broken items and fix them on the spot with the help of voluntary repairers. We could use more handy volunteers in the area. Join us!   Repair Café Kamloops is looking for local...

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Artisan Farm Village (Kamloops)

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Eco Village | 0 comments

It is exciting to see the Artisan Farm Village taking shape in Kamloops. The group has a vision of designing, building and living in an inspiring, sustainable, farm village that nurtures creative, social, physical, intellectual & spiritual potential, in harmony with the earth and all its inhabitants   The group values are centred on the three ethics of permaculture, community, well being, sustainability, self-sufficiency, and collaborative communication and decision making. 3 Ethics of Permaculture Earth Care – planting, building...

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February 2018 Films For Change: Idle Threat

Posted by on Feb 17, 2018 in At Issue | 0 comments

February Films for Change presented by the City of Kamloops in partnership with Transition Kamloops will be the documentary film, “Idle Threat – Man On Emission.”
Details: February 28, 2018 at the TRU Clock Tower, doors open at 6:30 pm, show and panel
Join the discussion following the film. Panelists include:

Greg Baytalan: Interior Health – Community health perspective on idling
Glen Cheetham: Sustainability Services, City of Kamloops – current corporate/community initiatives re idling reduction, including bylaw development
Jim Gudjonson: TRU campus/corporate idling perspective
Gina Morris: Kamloops Moms for Clean Air – community air quality perspective

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Permaculture Resources

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Food/Agriculture | 0 comments

Permaculture Kamloops hosted a film called Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective  during April’s Film For Change series, sponsored by TRU Sustainability Office. There was a lot of very interesting ideas presented in the film, with a lot of great discussion afterwards.  The film presented many applied permaculture design principles in a variety of settings, from the urban rooftops, to suburban landscapes to large scale agriculture. Many resources were mentioned in the film, and thanks to an audience member who has been...

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Midnight Sun Art & Film Festival

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Arts, Environment, Music | 0 comments

August 7 – 9, 2015 Sun Peaks Resort — Alpine Village Presented by the Green Art Festival Association, this new and highly anticipated festival featuring art and design inspired by themes of nature and sustainability will be attended by prominent local, regional, and international art scene members. Be sure to check out all of the great designs from a diverse combination of artists, designers, and academics. The festival will not only include art, but guests can also enjoy an...

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