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B.C. greenhouse growers benefiting from 'buy local'

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Harsh winter is sweet news to B.C. fruit distributor

Apr 14, 2014 - Coquitlam’s Oppenheimer Group on track to sell $700 million worth of fruit in 2014 Full Article



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Harsh winter is sweet news to B.C. fruit distributor

Apr 14, 2014 - Coquitlam’s Oppenheimer Group on track to sell $700 million worth of fruit in 2014 Full Article

Nature Trust saves land in Kootenays from development

Apr 11, 2014 - Amid concern that changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Commission will open up more Interior farmland to development comes news that... Full Article

Program cultivates innovative agricultural research

Apr 08, 2014 - Growing Forward 2 funding research into honeybee colonies, raw-milk cheeses Full Article

ALR bill gets mixed reactions

Mar 31, 2014 - After months of reports that such a bill was forthcoming, the British Columbia government has introduced a proposal that would make certain types... Full Article

B.C. government to divide Agricultural Land Reserve in two

Mar 27, 2014 - The B.C. government says there will be "no substantive change" to Agricultural Land Commission decisions on Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland... Full Article

B.C. greenhouse growers benefiting from 'buy local' push

Mar 25, 2014 - Weaker Canadian dollar, increased productivity and growing consumer demand for local fruits and vegetables helping growers exploit domestic market Full Article

Boom looms in B.C. bud business

Mar 25, 2014 - Medical marijuana seeds new industry opportunities as Health Canada regulations open door to commercial and legal grow-ops in B.C. Full Article

Federal injunction allows for domestic pot growing to continue into next year

Mar 24, 2014 - A Federal Court decision today was good news for medical marijuana users who were angered over new Health Canada regulations that would make it... Full Article

Reports amp up global food export potential

Mar 24, 2014 - Conference Board of Canada says the country could be a world leader in food production if dairy and other supply management systems were ditched Full Article

British Columbians say no go to GMO

Mar 04, 2014 - Two-thirds of British Columbians say they have a negative opinion of genetically modified (GMO) foods, according to research released by market... Full Article

Bugs helping build business for local companies

Mar 03, 2014 - B.C. companies are on the leading edge of developing natural pesticides Full Article

Movie mogul James Cameron buys into B.C. wine industry

Feb 13, 2014 - Academy Award-winning director James Cameron has bought Vancouver Island’s Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery from founders Jeff and Susan... Full Article

Vancouver's vertical garden operator Alterrus files for bankruptcy, owes $4m

Jan 28, 2014 - The city's vision for a vertical rooftop farm has been soiled after the company that transformed a rooftop parkade into a mass-producing... Full Article

Vancouver agri-tech startup Semios wins big at international awards

Jan 23, 2014 - A Vancouver-based startup has won a $285,000 award from U.S. telecom giant Verizon for its pesticide-free pest management system for farms.... Full Article

Local tea business brewing social justice in Kenya

Jan 07, 2014 - Vancouver-based JusTea provides Kenyan farmers with capital and training to process their tea leaves and help them reap a bigger share of the... Full Article

Asian restaurants charging top dollar for B.C. wines

Jan 06, 2014 - Painted Rock Winery's Red Icon listed at $900 per bottle in exclusive Shanghai eatery Full Article

Ex-Liberal MLA Bell swaps politics for fruit wine

Oct 22, 2013 - Former B.C. cabinet minister now a principal in B.C.’s northernmost winery Full Article

Fizz feared to be evaporating from B.C. wine trade

Oct 07, 2013 - Wineries consider consolidation as domestic sales slip and competition heats up Full Article

B.C. winery wins award for world's best affordable Pinot Noir

Oct 04, 2013 - A British Columbia winery has won top honours as the world's best Pinot Noir in the under £15 category at the Decanter World Wine Awards in... Full Article

Custom crush business booms

Sep 17, 2013 - Grape-crushing trend, increase in wineries produce record number of B.C. wine brands in 2013 Full Article

B.C. Association of Farmers' Markets to launch $170,000 ad campaign in 2014

Aug 29, 2013 - The B.C Association of Farmers' Markets (BCAFM) will launch a $170,000 ad campaign next year to attract new customers to its markets throughout B.... Full Article

Hot summer triggers earliest-ever Okanagan table-wine grape harvest

Aug 29, 2013 - The Okanagan’s hot and dry summer has enabled Jackson Triggs winery to launch B.C.’s earliest-ever harvest of grapes intended for... Full Article

Shrub at centre of B.C. backwoods ‘black market’

Aug 27, 2013 - Debate over non-regulated forest industry reignited as salal pickers start 2013 harvest Full Article

B.C. Ambrosia apple growers get Buy Local boost

Jul 15, 2013 - B.C. orchards that grow the B.C.-made Ambrosia apple are getting a boost from the provincial government to help promote the new homegrown apple... Full Article

Agriculture minister maps out goals for land reserves, revenue, stability

Jul 02, 2013 - Pat Pimm plans to increase B.C.'s agri-foods exports and revenue over the next four years Full Article




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