Tag: British Columbia

Diverse, with high value: a look at B.C’s evolving agriculture sector

While the total land area isn’t necessarily the largest in Canada, B.C.’s agriculture industry tops the list when it comes to diversity and total economic impact, depending on the sector. RealAgriculture founder Shaun Haney recently got a chance to interview the Honourable Lana Popham, British Columbia’s agriculture minister. The conversation is a part of RealAgriculture’s… Read more »

Peavey Mart’s $50K Grant Funds the Start of Young Agrarians in Alberta

Young Agrarians grew by a province this year, with the new Alberta chapter receiving the 2015 Community Agricultural Grant from Peavey Mart — a fifty thousand dollar award given annually to a project that helps strengthen rural communities. “Young Agrarians is an initiative that came out of British Columbia, and really it’s an opportunity for… Read more »