Your food has a carbon footprint too! It’s called a foodprint. Eating locally grown fruits and vegetables saves fossil fuels used for long-distance transport. There are other benefits too – local foods will likely be fresher with great taste and … Continue reading Local/BC food sources
Kamloops Food Policy Council has been having a great summer – with a successful Public Produce launch of our newest garden on Elm Street. And, we were successful in receiving $45,000 over a 3 year period for our Gleaning Abundance … Continue reading Food Policy Council Update
Do you want to find out more about which foods are available locally? Do you want to taste the best that our area offers? Check out this message from the Thompson-Shuswap Chef Farmer Collaborative! Join us for our first annual fundraiser August 7, 2011 at Thistle Farm. We take over a farm for the day, invite the public, and let our chefs show off the best of what our farmers/producers offer. Chefs create tasty one-bite dishes. Local wineries and breweries pour the finest of beverages. Enjoy live entertainment and children’s activities. The public gets to interact directly with our membership. … Continue reading farm2chefs — a day to sample fine local foods!