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Saturday, April 13, 2013 11:00 AM
A third-generation family business that has been operating in Pitt Meadows since the 1930s is the latest recipient to receive 'Buy Local' program funding.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 10:00 AM
Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and B.C.'s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick announced Growing Forward 2 program details for the agriculture and agrifood sector in British Columbia.
Saturday, February 16, 2013 9:30 AM
The Port Alberni Farmers' Market Association is receiving $5,000 from the B.C. government's Buy Local Program to develop a cookbook that will provide tips on how to prepare healthy and nutritious meals from seasonally available local food.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 1:45 PM
B.C. government funding is now available to support local food producers by encouraging British Columbians to shop for food produced in their own communities.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 9:30 AM
Canada and B.C. have targeted funding that supports business development, innovation, food safety, and sustainability under the Growing Forward Agreement in the fourth quarter of 2011-12. Growing Forward is a five-year framework that co-ordinates federal, provincial and territorial agriculture policy.
Monday, April 30, 2012 1:59 PM
Proposed changes to the Animal Health Act will ensure B.C.'s reputation as a producer of safe and healthy foods and animals.
Saturday, April 28, 2012 11:00 AM
The 2012 Guide to B.C. Fairs and Exhibitions is a directory of 57 celebrations of local foods, entertainment and community across B.C. between May 6 and Sept. 24, and it is available now.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:45 AM
One of the critical factors in our ability to grow B.C.'s agrifoods sector to a $14-billion-a-year industry by 2017 is a solid working relationship between the governments of B.C. and Canada.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 11:15 AM
A $75,000 grant from the Province will enable B.C.'s farmers' markets to better meet British Columbians' growing demand for fresh and local foods.
Friday, March 16, 2012 11:15 AM
British Columbia's new agrifoods strategy, released under the BC Jobs Plan, charts a path forward to increasing local food production and processing, while supporting job growth and healthy communities.