Welcome to BC Agriculture Council

Working for B.C.'s farmers and ranchers.

BC Agriculture Council is a non-profit, non-governmental council of member associations representing 28 farm associations that in turn generate 96% of provincial farm gate sales. In partnership with industry and government, BCAC delivers programs and services to ensure B.C. is the most dynamic and robust agricultural province in Canada.

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Farmer Identity Card

New Online Application Campaign

Introducing a new and improved way to apply for your BC Farmer ID Card...including online renewals!

Apply for or renew your BC Farmer ID Card online this month and be entered to WIN! Starting in March, each month of 2021 a winner will be drawn from the online applicants to win a $100 Visa gift card. What are you waiting for? Give it a try!

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Our Key Priorities

Community Engagement


We are all motivated by the same values.

Connecting People to Farms

Telling Our Story

Consumers are more interested in how their food is grown, processed and brought to market than ever before. As the voice of B.C. farmers we simply want to ensure that the public have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.


Member Profile

Certified Organic Association of BC

The COABC is an umbrella association representing organic certifying agencies in B.C.. The organization administers the organic accreditation program in BC and supports and advocates for a stronger, more resilient organic sector.


  • The COABC has around 800 members.
  • In 2017. there were 794,800 organic acres in B .C.
  • The term "organic" is a protected label in B.C. That means products marketed as organic in the province must be certified, either through a provinicial or federal program.
  • The B.C. organic sector is varied and includes fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, grain, alcohol, flowers, coffee, herbs and spices and more!