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  • Winter Newsletter-2024
    Have a look at our Winter 2024 Newsletter for all the fresh details about the CKFPC’s latest news and project updates. If you haven’t already, remember to subscribe below to get the newsletter direct to your inbox. Click to view: Winter 2024 Newsletter.
    Introduction: The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council (CKFPC) was a proud sponsor and collaborator at this year’s Basin Food & Buyers Expo (FABx) in Creston. Our involvement included a meaningful exploration of Yaqan Nukiy Farms, an enlightening talk by Dr. Colin Dring, and our participation in the vibrant Community Farm to Table Dinner.  Yaqan Nukiy Farms Tour On November 3rd, 2023, CKFPC members and regional chefs had the unique opportunity to visit the Yaqan Nukiy Farms, a ranching operation of the Lower Kootenay Band (LKB).  Attendees were transported via shuttle from the expo and welcomed with a tractor-pulled hay bale… Read more: COLLABORATION AT FABX CRESTON
  • Council Meeting & AGM – May 11, 2023
    Our next Council meeting and our Annual General Meeting will be held in Nelson on May 11, 2023 from 10:00 – 1:30. The Nelson Community Food Centre, one of our member organizations, is hosting the event. It will start off with a tour of their newly renovated space and a talk about their community food programming. The gathering will also include our usual roundtable of member updates and a light lunch. Everyone is welcome to join us for the gathering, but rsvps are necessary. If you are interested, please contact Marya Skrypiczajko at ed@ckfoodpolicy.ca.

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