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The International Language of Food: A Dialogue on Culture, Community and Sustainability

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Food/Agriculture | 0 comments

Grand Hall, TRU Campus Activity Centre FREE but Registration is Required Panelists bring an international perspective to the issue of food sources and how they can impact our lives and our world. Panelists include: • Chef Ned Bell, who founded Chefs for Oceans to advocate for responsible seafood choices and the future of our oceans. He was named executive chef for Ocean Wise and is currently a member of Seafood Watch’s blue ribbon task force. • Rebecca Kneen, organic farmer and owner of Crannog Ales and Left Fields in Sorrento. Crannog Ales is the first certified organic on-farm microbrewer in Canada. Kneen is a member of a certified organic co-op farm and she has served with various organic associations. • Taras Grescoe is an award-winning Canadian non-fiction writer and freelance journalist who is also a public speaker who explores topics such...

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Kamloops Food Policy Council

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

.     Interested in local, sustainable food? Check out the next meeting of the Kamloops Food Policy Council.   It’s at 5:15 p.m. on January 25, 2012 in the Kamloops Food Bank upstairs meeting room. Meetings include potluck dinner so bring your favourite dish to share. All are welcome. To read minutes of previous meetings, visit...

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farm2chefs — a day to sample fine local foods!

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

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. Money raised goes towards the TSCFC Grant, available to farmers and local food security groups. Tickets are $60.00 for adults, $20.00 for 12 and under, 5 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the Saturday Farmers Market,...

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