BC Association of Farmers’ Markets Conference & AGM

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is hosting their annual BC Farmers’ Markets Conference, “Growing Together” at the Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria from March 2-4, 2018.  The conference is designed for farmers’ market organizers, board members, vendors, small scale food processors, and agricultural community leaders to learn new skills, network, and come away …

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Abbotsford’s Agriculture Bus Tour

Each year, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce organizes an Agriculture Bus Tour—open to anyone interested in learning more about our region’s top industry. It’s a full-day field trip and an opportunity to discover new and innovative agri-businesses in Abbotsford and network with other community members. The Agriculture Bus Tour Begins Following …

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Spicing Up BC Agriculture

Garlic in BC By Paul Pryce It has long been known that the climate throughout much of BC is conducive to growing various spices, particularly true hardneck garlic varieties. But increased production in recent years shows that BC farmers recognize that garlic has tremendous potential beyond growing it on a …


Second Annual AG-Tech Trade Show & Mixer

SRCTec Welcomes You to the Second Annual AG-Tech Trade Show & Mixer Cost: FREE to Attend Date: Wednesday October 26, 2016 Location: Quality Hotel & Conference Centre, Abbotsford Event Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech, located in Mission, BC is the Valley’s first and only …

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Abbotsford Agriculture Adventure

by Cate Pedersen, Editor Field Trip!! YES! I got to attend my second ag bus tour and had such a fantastic time! The 2016 Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Bus Tour was quite a learning experience again and revealed the work of brilliant entrepreneurs, visionary minds and agriculture revolutionaries. The weather …


BC Blueberry Council Celebrating 25 years!!

Reaching a milestone year is an accomplishment well worth celebrating, and this year The BC Blueberry Council is excited to announce reaching one of ours, 25 years and counting! The council is inviting growers, producers, packers, government officials, suppliers, organizations and businesses to come and join us for our 25th …


Haskap Berry Seminar – Register Now

Want to learn more about this new super fruit? Interested in growing this fruit commercially? Register now for the Haskap Berry Seminar happening in Salmon Arm on March 14th. Please call 250-833-0608 or email: bsc@saeds.ca for more information  


BCYF Farm Fest 2014

The Annual Farm Fest event was held by BC Young Farmer’s (BCYF) at UFV Chilliwack Campus on November 22nd this year. There was a great turnout from farmers across the Lower Mainland, with a few of them venturing out from the Interior/Okanagan to com and take part in this event. …