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Monday, September 21, 2020 7:30 AM
Patients at hospitals and residential care facilities in Northern Health will enjoy more B.C. food options on their meal trays, resulting in an increased local food experience and greater opportunities for B.C. farmers, fishers, ranchers and food processors.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:00 AM
B.C. consumers, ranchers and producers will benefit from a new consolidated process for provincial meat inspection that continues to ensure food safety and animal welfare are top priorities.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:30 PM
More opportunities are coming for B.C.’s Indigenous entrepreneurs interested in developing food and agriculture businesses and supporting local food security in their communities.
Friday, June 5, 2020 10:45 AM
Due to high demand from B.C. farmers and food companies, additional funding has been added to support more of the Buy BC e-commerce applications that were received after the initial funding was committed.
Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30 AM
In recognition of the significant role the province’s honey bees and native pollinators play in B.C.’s agricultural industry and the lives of British Columbians, May 29 is proclaimed Day of the Honey Bee.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:00 AM
The next round of funding for the Hazelnut Renewal program is now available, helping B.C. hazelnut growers replace trees and establish new orchards with disease-resistant varieties.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:30 AM
New Buy BC e-commerce funding is available to help the province’s farmers and food and beverage processors overcome some lost sales during the COVID-19 pandemic by moving their products online.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:05 PM
All temporary foreign workers (TFWs) arriving in British Columbia for seasonal farm work will be required to self-isolate in government-managed accommodations for 14 days prior to being transported to farms throughout B.C. during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, March 27, 2020 7:30 AM
During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is helping member markets move to an online model to continue providing consumers with locally grown and prepared food products.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:00 AM
Amendments to the Agricultural Land Commission Act are now in force, improving the ability of the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) to preserve farmland, encourage farming and protect local food supplies throughout British Columbia.