WELCOME TO BCAC

Proudly representing B.C. farmers
and ranchers

BC Agriculture Council is a non-profit, non-governmental "Council of Associations" representing nearly 30 farm associations that in turn generate 96% of provincial farm gate sales. In partnership with industry and government, BCAC facilitates the delivery of programs and services to grow B.C. into the most dynamic and robust agricultural province in Canada.

 

 

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Helping you stay informed!

FEDERAL

  • For federal government updates, travel advice and resources, click here.

PROVINCIAL

  • For provincial recommendations on protecting yourself and your community, click here.

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS

  • For all Temporary Foreign Worker resources and updates, including funding and application details, visit the the WALI website.

FUNDING

  • Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada is offering a number of programs to support farmers and ranchers. More info.

  • For more information on the federal government’s financial support for farmers and ranchers through Farm Credit Canada, click here.

AGRICULTURE

MEMBER PROFILE


BC Greenhouse Growers' Association

The BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association is committed to delivering services and research programs to help keep growers globally competitive and to keep a vibrant and sustainable greenhouse vegetable sector in B.C., while providing high-quality and safe greenhouse vegetables to consumers.

MEMBER QUICK FACTS

  • BC greenhouses grow 120,000 tonnes of tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers annually – resulting in the estimated value to BC’s economy at more than $699 million!
  • BC greenhouse growers use a world class integrated pest management system, using good bugs to fight the bad.
  • Greenhouses can produce 10-20 times the amount of vegetables as the same amount of field area.
  • BC greenhouses employ over 3,500 people and use only 0.01% of BC’s farmland.

WHY COMMUNITY CONFIDENCE IS
IMPORTANT TO FARMERS

How the way you shop makes an impact right here in your home province.

CONNECTING PEOPLE BACK TO FARMS

Helping farmers and ranchers tell their stories

Consumers are more interested in how their food is grown, processed and brought to market than ever before. We simply want to make sure that consumers — in an environment where they are bombarded with contradictions — have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.

 
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