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January 7, 2019

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in B.C.

BC’s farms are an essential part of your life: from the ingredients in your lunchtime salad to the eggs in the cake you bake, your table connects to BC farms every day.
December 18, 2018

Bringing local to your table: your food choices support BC’s farmers

Supporting your local farmers is a holiday tradition everyone can get behind: after all, BC’s farmers produce the food you bring to family feasts this winter (and all year round!).
November 30, 2018

Home-grown goodness: Ambrosia producer Madeleine van Roechoudt talks farming, family, and how to enjoy the best apples in BC

Chances are good that you’ve tried and loved a BC Ambrosia apple: they’re crisp, juicy, low acid and give a […]
October 27, 2018

Vibrant Harvest: How BC’s Fall Cranberry Harvest Delivers Year-Round Goodness

It’s an astonishing seasonal sight: every fall, BC’s cranberry fields are flooded for harvest, turning the low-lying fields a breathtaking […]
October 3, 2018

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 […]
September 5, 2018

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. […]
July 24, 2018

Surprising (and sweet!) facts about BC cherries

It’s the start of a golden season for BC-grown tree fruits: from June to late fall, you can find a […]
June 25, 2018

Berry sweet: here’s how to enjoy BC’s best berries, locally

Looking for a sweet summer adventure? Start small: BC’s berries might be bite-sized, but they pack a powerful sweetness that’s […]
June 7, 2018

Women in Ag: a chat with fourth-generation BC farmer Alexis Warmerdam

Did you know that BC has the highest proportion of female farmers in Canada?