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We’ve Got our Eye on You

Are there people in your life that you have your eye on? People that are important to you like your family, friends, neighbours, or fellow co-workers? more

Nov 23, 2016 3:39 PM Publisher's View

Whether you grow grapes or apples, produce wine or beer, preserve jam or jellies or offering farm tours and experiences, you are probably labeled as small-scale agribusiness. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:59 AM Environment

Wine Country: Your Urban Escape is a campaign launched this fall to inspire British Columbia, Alberta and Washington travelers to visit BC’s wine regions this harvest season. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:54 AM Wine Opinions

There is one difficult question that needs to be tackled by all people, whether a business owner or not, "what happens to my business, my possessions and my family if I die without a Will?" more

Nov 22, 2016 10:49 AM Legal

Bare ground planting for the tree fruit industry would be an additional tool for rejuvenating our industry. To its credit the Provincial Government has supported replant - where trees are removed and new varieties planted. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:46 AM Fruit Opinions

This groundbreaking technology recently developed by ASAP Geomatix, was installed on a drone to take super-high definition images of the 20-acre vineyard. more

Oct 1, 2016 1:03 AM Environment

The early arrival of summer weather followed by cooler temperatures throughout June and July has put BC wineries and vineyards on track for another great season. Since April, wineries have seen a strong increase in visitors, both local and internatio more

Oct 1, 2016 1:02 AM Wine Opinions

How Many Doors are Open?

With the real estate boom at its height and rentals at a premium, I’m wondering how many of you have thought of selling your home this year or renting out a downstairs suite or cabin on your property to vacationers? more

Oct 1, 2016 1:00 AM , Publisher's View

Today many terms are used to describe the changes we are dealing with in agriculture. Terms such as Agri Tourism, RV Parking, non farm use and worker housing. more

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM Fruit Opinions

A tractor is one of the most useful pieces of equipment on a farm, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Between 1990 and 2012, an average of more than 100 deaths occurred per year on farms in Canada. more

Sep 29, 2016 1:04 AM Fruit Opinions

There is a new movement in the BC wine industry… sustainability. Whether it’s the market demand for sustainably produced wines, tourism support for green businesses or leadership from tourism associations, wineries throughout the province are making more

Jul 7, 2016 12:51 PM Wine Opinions

People who read this column know that I promote the benefits of supporting natural habitats. The notion of a clean and neat looking agricultural property with crops surrounded by bare soil and neatly mown turf grass is still a strong image. more

Jul 7, 2016 12:39 PM Environment

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