Agriculture

Alanah Fuduric and her five-month-old daughter Charlie, and Alanah’s mom Cathy Fichter on the site where they were hoping to place a modular home for Cathy and her husband to live close to the rest of the family. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Valley family in limbo as ALR rule changes mean no second home for grandparents

The family is one of dozens facing changed regulations on farmland housing

Alanah Fuduric and her five-month-old daughter Charlie, and Alanah’s mom Cathy Fichter on the site where they were hoping to place a modular home for Cathy and her husband to live close to the rest of the family. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Jati Sidhu, shown here at his election victory celebration, recently announced the federal government will be investing nearly $280,000 into the agri-food industry. (file photo)

Jati Sidhu, MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, announces nearly $300,000 in agri-food funding

Money to be used for clarifying best practices for recruiting, retaining international workers

Jati Sidhu, shown here at his election victory celebration, recently announced the federal government will be investing nearly $280,000 into the agri-food industry. (file photo)
Happy at Home on the Farm

Happy at Home on the Farm

Violane Mitchell and Tom Henry at Stillmeadow Farm

  • Feb 1, 2019
Happy at Home on the Farm
B.C. dairy farmers say milk cup is half full in new Canada Food Guide

B.C. dairy farmers say milk cup is half full in new Canada Food Guide

Despite what seems like a demotion, B.C. Dairy Association insists its inclusion is still integral

B.C. dairy farmers say milk cup is half full in new Canada Food Guide
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Daisy and Adam Orser have a passion for local, quality food at the Root Cellar in Victoria

  • Aug 23, 2018
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul
Orchard covers and wind machines are tested to protect cherry crop at Coral Beach Farms in Lake Country, 2017. (B.C. government)

Regional climate adaptation agriculture testing to expand in B.C.

Ottawa funds farm projects to conserve water, remove invasive species

Orchard covers and wind machines are tested to protect cherry crop at Coral Beach Farms in Lake Country, 2017. (B.C. government)
Farmer discs a field in South Delta. (Black Press files)

Centralize farmland decisions, B.C. advisory panel recommends

Agricultural Land Commission urged to control marijuana, oil and gas uses

Farmer discs a field in South Delta. (Black Press files)
According to Cloverdale’s John Gibeau, who has more than 50 years experience as a beekeeper, the refusal of just three Albertan beekeepers, representing 6,000 colonies, to send their bees to B.C. blueberry farms could potentially cost the industry $12 million to $15 million. (Josephine Amalie Paysen / Unsplash)

Alberta beekeepers boycott B.C. blueberries

The loss may cost blueberry industry millions, says longtime B.C. beekeeper

According to Cloverdale’s John Gibeau, who has more than 50 years experience as a beekeeper, the refusal of just three Albertan beekeepers, representing 6,000 colonies, to send their bees to B.C. blueberry farms could potentially cost the industry $12 million to $15 million. (Josephine Amalie Paysen / Unsplash)
Abigail the goat is doing better since being taken in by the Happy Herd farm animal sactuary. (Happy Herd photo)

Abigail the goat is getting used to the hustle and bustle of a Lower Mainland animal sanctuary

The goat now lives on a Langley farm with cows, chickens, pigs, dogs, and other goats.

Abigail the goat is doing better since being taken in by the Happy Herd farm animal sactuary. (Happy Herd photo)
Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower

The management teams in place will continue to oversee day-to-day operations.

Aldergrove-based mushroom firm joins Pennsylvania grower
Agriculture Minister Lana Popham at her ministry office in Victoria, Sept. 1, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Farmland reforms ahead for NDP government

ALR ‘zone two’ on the way out, Lana Popham says

Agriculture Minister Lana Popham at her ministry office in Victoria, Sept. 1, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)