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Tax changes a real threat to farmers

http://By Dan Mazier The federal government is seeking feedback until Oct. 2 for proposed small business tax changes, but that window falls during one of the busiest times of year for farmers. Farmers are still harvesting, but many are hearing … Continue reading

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Online Fund-raising Launch for BC Farmers’ Markets Market Nutrition Coupon Program

(Vancouver, British Columbia) – On September 12th, the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) launched a new online fundraising platform and campaign to provide fresh local food to thousands of British Columbians facing economic barriers or a lack of grocery … Continue reading

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Contrary to a rumour that is circulating on some social media sites, the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo scheduled for Sept 2-4, 2017, in Barriere has NOT been cancelled. “It’s unbelievable where these kind of rumours come from,” said … Continue reading

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Four easy steps to plan your #BCFarmersMarketRoadTrip this summer!

The BC growing season is in full swing, and there’s no better way to experience summer than with a trip to one of 145+ BC farmers’ markets. Whether you’re headed on vacation with family or friends, or taking the summer … Continue reading

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Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day

From the Canadian Beef Research Council Let’s celebrate the food we love and those who produce it! As a Canadian beef producer, today is an excellent opportunity to share how you work hard to responsibly produce a quality product for … Continue reading

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Western Canadian Dairy Seminar – 2017 – Registration is OPEN

The Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS) is being hosted in Red Deer, Alberta from March 7 – 10, 2017. We are celebrating “35 Years of Dairying: Knowledge, Pride and Passion”. You can view the program and register online at http://www.wcds.caContinue reading

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So, how’s your Schlumbergera?

Embarrassing question? Too personal? Not at all — I’m just asking about that cascading plant so many of us have in our homes — the Christmas cactus. ‘Tis the season, and I thought a word or two about this popular … Continue reading

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