The theme of our June event is ‘social enterprise,’ which is a model that allows a charity or non-profit to operate a for-profit business.
Join us for our second Women 4 SustainAbility gathering and connect with others, like you, who are passionate about community sustainability. The even takes place on Monday, February 25th and is hosted by Bean Scene HQ on Dickson Avenue in Kelowna. Networking runs from 6-7pm; the program follows from 7-9pm. The $20 drop-in fee includes […]
The Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) hosted the 4th annual REEL CHANGE SustainAbility Film Fest in Kelowna during the month of November 2012. For the first time ever, films were hosted by a variety of community venues and films were matched to the venues wherever possible (e.g., Queen of the Sun about bees was screened at Tantalus Vineyards, Watershed about water conservation […]
Women of all ages from public, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors with interests in social, cultural, environmental, and economic sustainability will meet to enjoy great local food and drink, and to discuss how they can get together regularly to share sustainability information successes. Our special guest for the evening is edu-tainer Michelle Bailly, who will […]
The Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) hosted its 5th Building SustainAble Communities (BSC) conference from February 27th to March 1st in Kelowna, BC at the Delta Grand Hotel. The conference drew 600 speakers and delegates from about 80 communities. This compares with 500 from 77 communities in 2010, and 450 from 71 communities in 2009. Speakers […]
In 2010 the Fresh Outlook Foundation launched Talking DIRTy x10,000, a program designed to have 10,000 Okanagan residents see the documentary DIRT about soil ecology and conservation. As of June 2011, about 3,500 people had seen the film, including more than 1,000 elementary and high school students. Talking DIRTy x10,000 Backgrounder Talking DIRTy x 10,000 Poster