WORKSHOPS

CURRENT WORKSHOPS

Learning opportunities for BC Producers

BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) is pleased to offer a training program for B.C. farmers and ranchers with the objective to improve producers’ skills and confidence when engaging with the public about agriculture and food topics.

In 2020, CHAT Communications Workshops will be offered in a virtual format in collaboration with our member associations.

For more information on booking a CHAT Workshop contact Becky Parker.

Resources for BC Producers

List of Agriculture Resources

This list contains online resources which may be helpful for B.C. farmers and ranchers, as well as other members of the agriculture industry. These resources can help expand your own knowledge about food and farming and are also useful websites to share with friends, family and consumers.

DOWNLOAD PDF DOCUMENT HERE.


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

ACCESS THE RECORDING HERE.


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

ACCESS THE RECORDING FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS HERE.

ACCESS THE RECORDING FOR CROP/HORTICULTURE PRODUCERS HERE.