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BC’s Golden Crop: How Canola Promotes Sustainable Farming Practices

BC's Golden Crop: How Canola Promotes Sustainable Farming Practices

Think those golden fields of canola only grow on Canada’s prairies? Think again: according to Stats Canada, canola has the largest acreage of any grain or oilseed here in BC – 137,000 acres in 2018! (If you’re having trouble picturing that, an acre is about the size of a football field). The “Can” in canola’s name comes from “Canada” where it was developed, although it’s popular around the world. Growing canola ...

Dig deep: get to know BC’s potatoes!

Dig deep: get to know BC’s potatoes!

They’re nutritious, packed with flavour, and come in a rainbow of colours like red, orange, gold, white and deep blue. Get to know BC’s potatoes! Potatoes are nutritional powerhouses: they contain more vitamin C than an orange, more fibre than an apple and more potassium than a banana… and you can find them right here in BC. To find out more about BC’s potatoes, we talked to Bill Zylmans – he’s ...