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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 8:30 AM
B.C. companies continue to develop and adopt agritech to create new products and farming processes that will help farmers mitigate the impacts of climate change and boost the province’s food security and food economy.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:00 AM
To help combat the effects of climate change on B.C.’s long-term food security, new funding is helping farmers and ranchers protect their operations by adopting regenerative agriculture practices, improving farms’ drought resilience and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Sunday, June 5, 2022 12:15 PM
New funding for the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program will help improve access to healthy, locally grown food for lower-income British Columbians and people who are pregnant, while increasing the number of Elders and seniors participating in the program.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 8:45 AM
B.C. farmers whose farms were damaged by floods in November 2021 can now apply to the Canada-BC Flood Recovery for Food Security Program until Aug. 31, 2022.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 9:15 AM
B.C. families will enjoy more local raspberries in the years ahead as growers continue revitalizing their fields through up to $300,000 in new funding from the Raspberry Replant Program.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:00 AM
After keeping workers and communities safe and healthy for the past two years while preserving B.C.’s food supply, the quarantine program for seasonal agricultural temporary foreign workers will be ending.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 12:45 PM
Thousands of students, faculty and staff in 20 of B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions are enjoying more local food on their campuses through the Province’s Feed BC initiative.
Monday, February 7, 2022 1:15 PM
B.C. farmers who suffered extraordinary damages during November’s devastating floods will have access to up to $228 million in federal-provincial government support to help their farms return to production and support British Columbia’s food security and agricultural communities in the years ahead.
Friday, March 26, 2021 10:00 AM
The Province is investing in programs that will apply technology and innovation to agriculture to strengthen B.C.’s food security and support economic recovery.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:45 AM
The Province is extending its successful quarantine program for temporary foreign workers coming to B.C. for seasonal agriculture work, to ensure the health and safety of the workers and the communities they will be travelling to.