Category Archives: presentation

Skookum Co-op Week Event

We had around 50 people come out on a foggy night in Powell River BC’s Cranberry neighbourhood for our guest speaker Tom Shandel’s film screening and discussion. We were very lucky to have Tom’s experience and insights into the co-op/credit … Continue reading

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Survey Results

Top 5 Interests indicated by our members from our Skookum Members’ Skills Survey held in late 2012/early 2013 5. (TIE!) Seed-Saving and Cider/Wine-Making 4. (TIE!) Bulk Food Buying and Public Outreach + Facilitation 3. Food Preparation (cooking/baking) 2. Food Preserving … 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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Skookum’s Celebratory Social

The members of Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative gathered at Trinity Hall in Powell River on January 31 2012 to celebrate our first public gathering for 2012, the United Nations International Year of the Cooperative. The salad/dessert pot-luck event attracted over 30 … Continue reading

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Skookum co-presents the film “To Make A Farm”

Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative is happy to co-sponsor (with Transition Town Powell River) the feature documentary, To Make a Farm (Canada, 2011) On Saturday February 18, 2012 at the Powell River Film Festival. See below for details, and a clip … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Feast!

         Drying Foods Naturally            Day 1                                                      … Continue reading

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Our “Growing a Co-op” event was a big hit!

On Wednesday February 9, 2011, Skookum brought Carol Murray up to Powell River to spread the word about cooperatives, what they can do, and how to get them going. Carol is the Director of Co-op Development at the BC Co-operative … Continue reading

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Skookum’s first event of 2011: Growing a Co-op

Hello and welcome to 2011! Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative is proud to present our first event of the new year: we’re bringing in Carol Murray, Director of Co-op Development for the BC Co-operative Association. There is a lot of interest around … Continue reading

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