Grape Region

Golden Mile Bench, Newly Named Wine Region in the Okanagan

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announces the new sub-appellation of the Golden Mile Bench area.

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New Agriculture and Agri-food Cabinet Minister

Lawrence MacAulay has been appointed federal minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and will be P.E.I.'s representative in the federal cabinet. more »

Nov 4, 2015 12:00 AM News


Enter the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (BCHF); a purpose-built BC-only charity that assists those in the hospitality industry in times of financial crisis due to health related issues. more »

Oct 9, 2015 11:44 AM News

Greenhouse Tour

Ronda Payne

Two-wheeling Farm to Farm with The Cycling Connection

There’s nothing like a beautiful sunny day on a bicycle to make a farm tour even better. In Maple Ridge a group called HUB: The Cycling Connection organized an early September farm tour. It included a sixth generation dairy farm (Brookfield Farm), a more »

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

Get Ready for the 18th Annual Pacific Agriculture Show!

Mark your calendar and book your hotel rooms from January 28 to January 30, as this year promises to be another great place to learn high-level information for agricultural producers at the 18th Annual Pacific Agriculture Show in Abottsford, BC. more »

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

Having Fun at Feast of Fileds

Kirsten Wakal

We Came - We Ate - We Drank!

There was no better way to celebrate the bounty of the Okanagan harvest than by attending the Okanagan Feast of Fields on August 16 this year. If you like fresh, locally grown, locally created food and libations, Feast of Fields is for you. more »

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

Naramata Hayseeds

Kirsten Wakal

Tailgate 2015 Rocks It Out with Farm Punk Party

This year’s annual Naramata Tailgate Party was held at the Red Rooster Winery. Two dozen Naramata wineries and six restaurants got together on September 12 to create a night to remember. more »

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

Shur Farms Frost Protection 2015 Scholarships Awarded

Shur Farms Frost Protection awards a scholarship to two hardworking, deserving students to assist in furthering their education. more »

Oct 7, 2015 11:33 AM Funding and Press Releases

BC Wine Institute & Smart Liquor Retail Choices

Recently, a small group of BC wineries spoke out against recent changes to new provincial laws that open up new sales channels to 100%-BC grown and produced wines. more »

Sep 30, 2015 12:02 PM Funding and Press Releases

BC Tree Fruits Teams up with #1 Selling Domestic Cider in the Province

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative announced a milestone agreement with Vancouver-based Lonetree Cider Co. more »

Sep 25, 2015 11:17 AM News

Organic Week in Canada

Organic advocates across Canada are encouraged to celebrate with us. In Canada, there’s a lot to celebrate. We’re supporting a growing organic sector, transparent food source and a source of food that is sustainable in the future. more »

Sep 24, 2015 12:06 PM News

BC Farmers’ Markets Announce Winners

The contest is part of the BCAFM’s celebration of Farmers Appreciation Week (September 12 to 19), an annual event highlighting the important contributions that local food and farmers make to our lives. more »

Sep 24, 2015 10:52 AM Funding and Press Releases

BC Agri-Food Opportunities in Germany

B.C. companies are invited to showcase their shelf-stable agrifood products at ANUGA October 10-14, 2015. more »

Sep 1, 2015 10:28 AM News