About BC Young Farmers

The BC Young Farmers Association (BCYF) is an organization that is all about moving agriculture into the future. BCYF has a strong following of young farmers with small and large operations alike. BCYF assists young farmers in B.C. aged 19-40 with information, education and support to ensure farming remains a success in our province. Through their events and workshops, members have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and exchange ideas that can positively influence farming in B.C.



BCYF Events

Funding to attend professional development events

ONGOING

BCYF is pleased to offer another season of funding for young farmers to attend professional development events. The following events are included in the Spring 2021 program (all virtual this year):

  • Canadian Young Farmers Forum – series of educational webinars – ongoing to Mar 25, 2021
  • Canadian Horticulture Council – AGM and virtual conference – Mar 15 to 18, 2021
  • Small Business BC – business webinars – ongoing to April 30, 2021
  • BC Centre for Organizational Governance in Agriculture (COGA) – regular webinars on Thursday mornings
  • Canadian Federation of Agriculture – AGM and virtual conference – Feb 24 to 26, 2021 – PAST
  • Certified Organic Association of BC – AGM and virtual conference – Feb 27 to 28, 2021 – PAST
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    BCYF Updates and Useful Links
    BCYF Updates

    BC Young Farmers (BCYF) is looking forward to announcing the 2021 edition of the Young and New Entrant Skill Development Program to support young and new farmers in gaining access to the skills they need to reach their farming potential. In the past, the program has been delivered by BCYF with funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

    To be the first to know when the program relaunches, join our mailing list.




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    BCYF Committee

    Rudi Meier - Chair


    Rebecca Senicar - Vice Chair


    Emma Bryce - Treasurer


    Samuel Glasgow


    Russell Rietsema




    Scott Fadden


    Jordan Danzig


    Erin Harris


    Jag Sahi




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      Mailing Address: BC Young Farmers c/o BC Agriculture Council, Unit #1 – 2650 Progressive Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H9