EVENTS

UPCOMING BCAC EVENTS

Speak Up! Training

November 21 (Kamloops) and 22 (Kelowna)

Do you want to feel more confident when engaging in conversations with consumers? Do you want tips and tools to build trust with the non-farming public? Then register for one of the Speak Up workshops being offered by BC Agriculture Council. These workshops are FREE OF CHARGE for BCAC members, and BC farmers and ranchers.

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BC Agri-Food Industry Gala 2019

January 23, 2019 - Abbotsford, BC

Timed to coincide with the Pacific Agriculture Show, this annual event attracts over 450 BC farmers and ranchers, industry organizations and government officials. The BC Agriculture Gala is British Columbia's premier celebration of agriculture. See photos from the 2017 gala here. Feel free to like, tag or share!

OTHER INDUSTRY EVENTS

CCFI Webinar: Food Safety from Farm to Plate

September 26

Event Organizer: Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI) - CCFI research shows that food safety is one of the top concerns among Canadians - so what does this mean for those in the food system? Join us for our "Food Safety from Farm to Plate" webinar to learn more on who consumers hold responsible for ensuring the safety of the food they eat, and how to best engage with the public on this important topic

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2018 CanWest Horticulture Expo

September 26 - 27, 2018

Event Organizer: BC Landscape & Nursery Association - CanWest is Western Canada’s premier horticultural trade show, connecting buyers and sellers throughout Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Mark your calendar for CanWest 2018 at Tradex in Abbotsford. Registration opens in June.

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Cleanfarms Obsolete Pesticide Collections

October 15 - 31, 2018

Event Organizer: Cleanfarms - An obsolete pesticide and livestock medication collection will take place in October 2018 in the Okanagan and Interior, and Kootenay regions.

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Fall Harvest Meetings on the Hill

November 5 - 7, 2018

Event Organizer: Canadian Horticulture Council (CHC) - Join the Canadian Horticultural Council, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), and other growers and industry representatives in Ottawa as we lobby government in support of long-term sustainability for our industry and the health of Canadians.

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Farm Fest 2018

November 10, 2018

Event Organizer: BC Young Farmers - Coming up November 10, 2018 from 11am - 4pm at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Langley Campus. More details to come closer to the event.

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2018 Public Trust Summit

November 13-14, 2018

Event Organizer: The Canadian Centre For Food Integrity (CCFI) - An exciting and unique opportunity to network with leaders from across supply chains and across the country, who are equally passionate about earning trust in our food. BCAC members qualify for a special rate - contact us for more details.

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PAST EVENTS

BC Salmon Farmers' Tour

September 11, 2018

Event Organizer: BC Salmon Farmers' Association - Your opportunity to see a working farm and chat with the staff about the operations as well as enjoy a scenic boat ride from Campbell River through the Discovery Passage. You might spot some wildlife too! The tour lasts about 3.5 hours and lunch is included.

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BC Grain AGM & Crop Tour

August 15, 2018

Event Organizer: BC Grain Producers Association - Members are invited to the Annual General Meeting (location TBA) followed by a crop tour at the South Peace research farm.

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BCYF Chilliwack Agriculture Tour & BBQ Lunch

July 28, 2018

Event Organizer: BC Young Farmers - Join fellow young farmers to tour three local Chilliwack farms and businesses. Qualitree Propagators, Prairie Coast Equipment and Toop Farms. The event is free, but please register here for catering purposes.

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