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A Century of Innovation at Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre

It will take a LOT of candles to celebrate the ‘birthday’ this year for the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre.

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Avenue Machinery Kubota Fall Sale Event

Great Equipment with great deals . . check them out here! more »

Sep 16, 2014 Features

The Resurgence of Hops Farming

The Boom in Craft Brewing is Driving Demand for Hops more »

Jul 10, 2014 Features

8 Cool Apps & Websites to Find Local Food

Technology for farmers isn’t limited to the big stuff like sprayers and tractors. Good things come in small packages and in this case that small package is your computer, iPhone, iPad or smart device. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Features

BC Farmers' Market Selfie Contest

You can Win $500 to spend at your local market. Enter here! more »

Jun 27, 2014 Features

Safety Resources for B.C. Fruit and Grape Growers

Understanding how to work in and around confined spaces can save your life. That’s an important message for B.C. farmers and food producers. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Features

Added Value Equals Added Awareness & Added Profits

Agritourism includes everything from value-added products to U-Picks to farm stays. Simply put, agritourism is any activity that brings visitors to your farm. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Features

Bringing Young Farmers Together

Sara Dent, BC coordinator of the Young Agrarians, explained the primary role of the organization is bringing farmers together both online and offline. more »

Jun 10, 2014 Features

Selling Your Value-added Products to Markets

Selling Your Product - some tips on how to get your value added products to more markets more »

Apr 16, 2014 Features

The 'We Heart Local' Partnership Program

If you run a farmgate operation selling local produce or products, you probably wish some giant organization would come in and help you market your products for free. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Features

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Bugs with Benefits

On the outskirts of Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island, 10 buildings are spread over a fairly typical farm property. Horses roam the green fields ... but this is definitely not a horse ranch; it's a ranch of a very different kind. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Features

Young Farmers

Kelsey Rieger grew up on her family farm, Orchard Corners, in Kelowna. It’s a small farm; 15 acres planted mostly in apples and the rest in peaches, pears, plums and blueberries. The senior Riegers, wanting to retire, put the farm up for sale. Of their three children, only Kelsey was interested in taking over.

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From the Oil-Patch to Wine Maker

Bringing Young Farmers Together

Sara Dent

A family of farmers meet and connect to learn and have fun!

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