Category: Public Programs

Food Security Checkin

  A lot has happened since the three-part series on food security back in Season 1 of The Kitchen Stories, so for Season 2, we decided to check back in on the issue. The new three episode series has been released in the lead-up to Jewish Family Services of Vancouver’s new food hub’s Grand Opening … Keep Reading

Remembering Koffman Food Importers

  If you’re all caught up on Season 2 of The Kitchen Stories, the JMABC’s food podcast, then you’re at least a little bit familiar with Koffman Food Importers.   I learned about Koffman Foods from Myrna Koffman—the daughter-in-law of Jack Koffman, who started the business back in 1925. Newly arrived in Vancouver, Jack and … Keep Reading

Film Launch: Crackin’ Out

Film Launch: Crackin’ Out

The rodeos of the BC interior in the late-1970s were populated with people full of life and mischief. Photographer Ronnie Tessler captured these events and the communities surrounding them in a series of stunning photographs. Forty years later, filmmaker Sarah Genge revisited this collection, inviting responses from rodeo riders, community members, curators, and Tessler herself. … Keep Reading