Media Contacts

Jill Milne

Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
778 676-4460

Hope Farm Healing Centre

Kevin Corbett
250 715-6447

Averill Creek Vineyard

Tricia Mutcher
250 709-9986

Duncan Farmers’ Market

Shannon Peck
250 246-2411


Projects funded through the Buy Local program

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

Hope Farm Healing Centre:

$14,400.00 to increase sales with brand development, updated website, social media and e-news web-based marketing and new signs for the farmers’ market.

Averill Creek Vineyard:

$10,985.00 to expand brand awareness and increase sales in B.C. through events and pop up restaurants at the winery, expanding house wines in restaurants and promotional advertising.

Duncan Farmers’ Market:

$6,318.00 to increase sales through the winter months with mail-out cards, media release and market research reports.