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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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An Experience to Remember: Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery

Maan Farms has been part of the Abbotsford farming community for 40 years. When Kris and Devinder Maan took over from Kris’s parents when they retired, the family-run farm grew even more as the Maans, with children Preena, Gurleen, Gaurav and Amir, expanded to include opportunities for the community to …

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The Ins and Outs of Farmers’ Markets

A growing opportunity to reach new customers By Ronda Payne Consumers may think of farmers’ markets as folksy and charming—which they are on the exterior, given the tents, fun tablecloths and chalkboard signs often seen. But make no mistake, the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) knows markets are important …

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Our Passion, Your Market: Joy of Farming, Joy of Family, Joy of Sharing

By Audrey Neufeld, Neufeld Farms Market For some people, it’s the wind in their hair; for others, it’s the thrill of jumping from a plane; but for Dan and me, pure joy is found in the dirt between our toes. Our family has been blessed to call our land both our …

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