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British Columbians are being encouraged to discover, share and choose B.C. wines through a partnership between the Ministry of Agriculture and the BC Wine Institute.

Posted March 13, 2018 Read More »

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.

Posted February 20, 2018 Read More »

Apple, cherry and other tree fruit growers throughout the province will be able to update aging equipment and infrastructure while increasing their marketing and research efforts thanks to a new $5-million Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund announced today at the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association annual general meeting.

Posted February 16, 2018 Read More »

On the heels of Alberta’s boycott of B.C. wines, the B.C. government is ramping up its support for the industry by proclaiming April as B.C. Wine Month, including a special month-long promotion at all public liquor stores.

Posted February 14, 2018 Read More »

Kaslo Sourdough, a family-owned bakery that uses ancient sourdough fermentation technology to create pasta, is one of 11 organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

Posted February 14, 2018 Read More »

Agriculture and food production contribute to the fabric of British Columbia in terms of food supply, economic activity and community strength.

Posted February 6, 2018 Read More »

The opportunity for British Columbians to participate in the public engagement on revitalization of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) is now open.

Posted February 5, 2018 Read More »

A disaster recovery workshop will be held this weekend on Feb. 3 and 4 at the Pioneer Complex in Williams Lake to help B.C. ranchers and farmers manage their way through the recovery phase, following last summer’s record wildfires.

Posted January 31, 2018 Read More »

British Columbia commercial-greenhouse operators have until March 30, 2018, to apply for greenhouse carbon-tax relief grants for related crop-growing expenses they had in 2017.

Posted January 24, 2018 Read More »

New and established British Columbia-based agrifood businesses can use the upgraded AgriService BC website to explore government programs and apply for funding that meet their business needs.

Posted January 8, 2018 Read More »