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.
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 …
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.
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.
A recording of Ciraj Premanantham’s talk at our June council meeting is now available. Ciraj gave a lively and engaging session that left many participants inspired by his hard work and his deep connection to the Nelson community.
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.
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…
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!
In this edition of Foodshed Fanfare, we honour Hollie Wheeler & Sam Lazenby as they transition out of Nelson’s Chocofellar after 32 years at the helm.
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…