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Publicly announced way back in September, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture’s new regulations around the term ‘organic’ took effect on Sept. 1, 2018. Producers and processors had three years to prepare and become federally or provincially certified t Read more

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Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland is launching a new wine label, Free Form, that celebrates the winery earning organic certification for its cellar. The winery has achieved certification under the Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS) Read more

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As of Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, people can buy British Columbia food products and beverages that are marketed as organic with more confidence, knowing the products have been certified through an accredited provincial or federal program. Read more

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Mark your calendar for three days, from January 26 through to January 28. You’ll be able to check out and ask questions of more than 300 exhibitors displaying the latest technology, equipment, and supplies for the agricultural industry. Read more

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Laurica Farm

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Small-scale farmers and growers often offer agri-tourism activities and events on the farm in order to get their name, products and the business of growing and farming in front of consumers, but just how many events are too many? Read more

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Farmbound started out by delivering fresh, local produce and organic items in the North Okanagan area and has since expanded around BC. Read more

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Resilience is the theme of this years’ Certified Organic Association of BC annual conference, awards and banquet. The three-day event takes place February 26 – February 28 at the Prestige Hotel in Vernon, BC. Read more

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The popularity of organic food and beverage products has skyrocketed in recent years. Consumer appetites for organic foods have become insatiable, catapulting them into one of the fastest growing agriculture sectors. Read more

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