Category Archives: canning

Cooperatives on the bean

This third instalment on cooperatives will take a more personal approach to the topic: namely, why I became a member way back when (3 years ago or so) and what my personal motivations are in seeing Skookum develop and increasingly … Continue reading

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Time to Can? Tattler Lids and Rings Available to Skookum Members

Tattler Time. This post is an excerpt from a permanent page on our site. Find it here. Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative has Tatter Canning Lids and Rings for sale to members only. Why Use Tattler Lids, and why buy them … Continue reading

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Save the Date! AGM Thursday, May 2 at 7PM

Save the Date! Our Annual General  Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 PM at the United Church’s Trinity Hall (kitty-corner to City Hall at 6932 Crofton Street). Feel free to bring along some snacks and desserts, … Continue reading

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Creating a Skookum Cider Press Kit

Hey there members, it’s time to freshen up the Skookum cider press with some maintenance and repairs (anyone willing and able to help with this, please contact skookum@skookumfood.ca) AND we really need to set up a proper kit of materials … Continue reading

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Show us what you love to do & win film festival tickets!

As a cooperative, we want to know more about you: what your concerns are, what your skills and interests are, and what you feel you can do to help strengthen our cooperative and the larger community. We encourage each member … Continue reading

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Call for orders of Tattler BPA-free Canning Lids (deadline EXTENDED TO MONDAY July 16 @ 9AM)

We haven’t been able to run this bulk-buying project since July 2010, so if you are interested in BPA-free reusable canning lids shipped from the US. This is a Members-Only project (Not a member yet? Click here to find out how … Continue reading

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Skookum September! (A snapshot of what we’re up to)

It has been a pretty busy September for Skookum, and it’s not letting up. The BPA-free canning lid order is complete, and a dozen or so members have some of the tools we need to get canning! If anyone has … Continue reading

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Members-Only Tomato Canning Bash Sept 19, 2010

Calling all Skookum members! As I mentioned a while ago, we’re planning a day to get some folks together in the Four Square Gospel Church’s kitchen to can tomatoes. The wonderful Nicole Narbonne and Will Langlands are going to be … Continue reading

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