RESOURCES

RESOURCES

Resources for BC Producers



The following online resources are available to B.C. farmers and ranchers as well as other members of the agriculture industry. Their purpose is to help expand your knowledge on food and farming and can be useful to share with friends, family and fellow consumers.

DOWNLOAD PDF DOCUMENT HERE.

For more information about our learning opportunities, check out our workshops page.

WEBINARS

Sharing your story: How to have effective conversations with the public

Featuring: Andrew Campbell, Fresh Air Media

In this webinar, you will:

  • See 2020 data on BC residents’ top concerns about agriculture and food
  • Learn how to communicate with shared values and respond to difficult interactions
  • Hear expert tips to engage BC consumers and promote your farm/industry on social media

Opening Farm Gates: Hosting Farm Tours

Featuring: Clinton Monchuk, Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan

This session offers tips to producers for hosting farm tours with non-farming consumers.

  • The planning and logistics of hosting a farm tour
  • Knowing your audience and how to simplify your message
  • Setting up hands on activities
  • Conversation etiquette, tour do’s and don’ts, and question & answer techniques

CONSUMER RESEARCH


BCAC recently completed another round of consumer research. Compared to 2018, results show decreases in concerns about agriculture topics and increases in positive perceptions about BC farmers. The impact of COVID-19 on food system confidence was also explored.