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  • 2024 AGM and Council Meeting at Elk Root Conservation Farm
    Join is on June 14th for the Central Kootenay Food Policy Council Annual General Meeting at Elk Root Conservation Society.  This is a special in person Council Meeting where we will bid farewell to our parting board members and welcome in our new Executive Council. This will also be an opportunity to learn, enjoy food and engage with other regional actors in our food system. The day begins at 10am with a Bee Safari and farm tour of Elk Root Conservation Society’s Farm and operations.  We’ll enjoy some food together at 12pm before conducting our AGM.  Our day will then… Read more: 2024 AGM and Council Meeting at Elk Root Conservation Farm
  • 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

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