Author Archives: Alane Wilson

Pumpkin Composting

The LETS Talk Trash team will be collecting pumpkins at the new compost drop off on November 2nd.  All pumpkins dropped off between 9 am and 5 pm on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd will be donated to a local farm for … Continue reading

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Looking For Directors

As a result of 2 Board members recently stepping down, the Board would like to put out a call for new Board members. We typically meet monthly (probably not in December) and are working on a number of great initiatives … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

The Abundant Pantry (TAP) bulk buying has one of Skookum’s popular services to members but it has been out of commission for over a year due to a software issue, primarily, and secondly, due to uncertainty about distribution. Sadly, despite a … Continue reading

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Powell River Community Food System Assessment final report

We neglected to note that the Powell River Community Food System Assessment Final Report was released in mid-June. A pdf version can be downloaded here: https://prfoodsecurity.org/2016/06/17/community-food-system-assessment-final-report-now-available/

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We Sold Lots of Cider!

We had great success at the Fall Fair this year! Skookum made over $900 selling freshly pressed apple cider, and we gained new 5 memberships over the weekend, and we continued to promote our Co-op to many interested individuals. A HUGE THANK YOU … Continue reading

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Skookum’s annual apple drive is now ON!

Our annual Fall Fair Cider Press is coming up and we are officially starting our Apple Drive. Once per year we collect excess apples from the community, and press them into Apple Cider at the Fall Fair.  We then sell … Continue reading

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Current Board Members

Your current board members are: Dan Glover – President Vacant – Vice-President Jillian Amatt – Treasurer Alane Wilson – Secretary Debbie Joslin – Director Barbara Trottier – Director

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