We’re Hiring

Job Opportunity: We’re hiring a new Executive Director. Click ‘We’re Hiring’ above to read the job posting and the job description. We are accepting applications until Friday August 4th at 5pm.

February 2023 Newsletter

Our winter newsletter is full of updates from Central Kootenay Food Policy Council members, details on Seedy Saturday and Sunday events in March, an introduction to the RDCK’s Climate Action Plan and more. Click here to take a look.

Fall 2022 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter to find out about food events in the region, staff changes at the Council, current grant opportunities, and to learn about Clutch Farm in Salmo.

Join us for June 21 Council Meeting with Ciraj Premanantham

We are excited to have chef and entrepreneur Ciraj Premanantham join us for our next Council meeting where he will share his personal journey of developing and running his flourishing food businesses in Nelson. Ciraj is owner and operator of several businesses specializing in delicious South Indian food, including the Kootenay Tamil Kitchen, KTK Masala Shop and KTK Rosemont Market.

Supporting Emergency Food Service Providers

The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council will be hosting a virtual meeting for all those in our region who are involved in emergency food services. Our intention for the meeting is simple: to enable people to connect with each other, to learn what is working and what the challenges are, and to brainstorm options for making it easier to ensure that our communities are well fed. The meeting will be Monday, June 20th, at 2PM by Zoom…

Policy Morsels – May 2022 Newsletter

eck out the latest edition of Policy Morsels, our quarterly e-newsletter. The May 2022 edition includes an update on Council changes (including welcoming our new ED!), the latest in our Foodshed Fanfare series, funding opportunities, upcoming workshops and more!

The Courage to be Different

It takes a lot of courage to be visibly different. Many of us who do not fit into the neat boxes of the norm choose to hide how we are different, unless we know for sure that in that particular time and place it is safe to be seen. And in our white-dominated communities, there are many who have no choice but to be seen – and yet we render them invisible in so many ways in our daily life…

Scroll to Top