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An independent committee with members from diverse agricultural backgrounds and experiences will lead the revitalization of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) through an authentic and meaningful consultation process with stakeholders and British Columbians, Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham announced today.

Posted January 4, 2018 Read More »

Following a year impacted by wildfire, flooding and invasive species, farmers and ranchers around the province can recover some of their lost income with the Government of British Columbia’s new AgriStability Enhancement Program.

Posted December 19, 2017 Read More »

Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham and local turkey farmer Dan Ireland met with Russ Benwell, owner of Red Barn Market, ahead of the busy holiday season to encourage British Columbians to buy B.C. turkeys for their annual festive celebrations.

Posted December 19, 2017 Read More »

Grower-owned and operated BCfresh Vegetables provides British Columbia families with fresh local produce, the perfect addition to any holiday meal this season.

Posted December 15, 2017 Read More »

For Mandair Farms and Maan Farms in Abbotsford, the passion for agriculture is all in the family.

Posted December 12, 2017 Read More »

An independent review has recommended a series of improvements to the way the Province oversees agricultural waste management in order to protect drinking water in the Hullcar Valley.

Posted November 30, 2017 Read More »

The B.C. government has increased financial assurances for the Cariboo Bred Heifer Cooperative following requests for further support from ranchers in the region to help them grow their herds and businesses.

Posted November 23, 2017 Read More »

Local neighbourhood company Central City Brewers & Distillers is sharing their passion for locally crafted beer and spirits with British Columbians all over the province, serving products that honour the age-old traditions of the craft.

Posted November 16, 2017 Read More »

A change in regulations has all alcohol producers in the Agricultural Land Reserve operating under the same rules, levelling the playing field for British Columbia brewers, mead makers and distillers.

Posted November 9, 2017 Read More »

Premier John Horgan was joined by farmers and other food producers on B.C. Agriculture Day to celebrate how the industry creates jobs and drives the economy in every corner of the province.

Posted November 7, 2017 Read More »