May 2017 Job Posting – Field Production Assistant

2017 KBFPC Field Production Assistant Job Posting Application deadline: May 20 , 2017 Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) is a not-for-profit organization and has two constituent groups of members; farmers and secondary food processors. Our mission is to increase food security in our region by enabling our members to maximize their production capacity. We are serving their needs with a supportive infrastructure including; marketing and distribution and storage to extend the s...
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Join us to Celebrate – November 19th at 5:00 p.m.

We will be hosting a FUN celebration for EVERYONE interested in our work on Saturday November 19th at 5pm at Taghum Hall, on Taghum Hall Road outside of Nelson.  We hope you will join us for a potluck gathering - the food is always terrific, meet our members, and hear more details on our work and the changes we will be implementing to allow us to serve our members and the community. A big thank you to our generous sponsor OTTER BOOKS who believes in a sustainable food system!
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Our Pilot Has Launched!

The Kootenay and Boundary Food Producers Coop began it’s market brokerage and distribution pilot in July with our new Coordinator, Susan Warren. We are working with farmers in the Salmo and Fruitvale areas to help find markets and distribute their products to those markets over the course of the summer. Warren determines what products are available from which farmers on a weekly basis, and coordinates with local retailers and a local shipper to get sustainably grown veggies into more hands. Ferr...
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A Celebration Event! – Mark your calendars for Oct 17th!

We will be hosting a pot luck and open house, followed by a good old fashioned barn dance on October 17th at the Taghum Hall to celebrate the harvest, and provide information to anyone interested in membership.  Dinner at 6pm, presentation at 7 and dance starting at 8pm or so....bring something to share and your musical instruments. Please join us, meet our members and steering committee, and hear about the successes and challenges of our distribution pilot. Find out what membership could mea...
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A Great Big Thank You to the Nelson District Credit Union

We’d like to give a great big thank you to the Nelson District Credit Union, for helping to fund our start up costs for the pilot distribution service launched this summer.   We launched our market brokerage and distribution pilot in July with our new Coordinator, Susan Warren. We are working with farmers in the Salmo and Fruitvale areas to help find markets and distribute their products to those markets over the course of the summer. Warren determines what products are available from which farm...
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