Agriculture

Buy local to support Vancouver Island businesses

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Agriculture

Buy local to support Vancouver Island businesses

Media Contacts
Jill Milne
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
778 676-4460
Canadian Artisan Foods Inc.
Philippe Taillefer
250 889-9409
Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts Ltd.
Laura Waters
250 658-3419
Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery Inc.
Dana LeComte
250 642-1956
Media Contacts
Jill Milne
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
778 676-4460
Canadian Artisan Foods Inc.
Philippe Taillefer
250 889-9409
Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts Ltd.
Laura Waters
250 658-3419
Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery Inc.
Dana LeComte
250 642-1956

Backgrounders

The following projects have received funding from the B.C. government’s Buy Local program

Canadian Artisan Food Inc.:

$24,412.50 to double the retail sales volume of the artisan food producers included in the project through marketing materials, social media contest and in-store demos.

Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts Ltd.:

$10,253.00 to increase the number of visitors and sales with farmers’ market campaign, print advertising and social media to cross promote and target consumers.

Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery:

$7,742.50 to introduce mead into farmers’ markets and targeted retail outlets as B.C. brand by updating the company website to be mobile friendly, launching social media campaign and participating in farm tour event.

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