Kelowna Regional RCMP say a shipment of cocaine that arrived in the central Okanagan in 2019 was shipped in banana containers.
Distribution – Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Possibly National. Recalling firm – Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.
Patients at hospitals and residential care facilities in Northern Health will enjoy more B.C. food options on their meal trays, resulting in an increased local food experience and greater opportunities for B.C. farmers, fishers, ranchers and food processors.
Companies from the Canadian province of British Columbia continue to further agricultural innovation, using technology to develop new products and processes that will support food production and food security in the province. The governments of Canada and British Columbia are supporting 14 new projects…
More than 70 farmers from throughout British Columbia have found new opportunities in farming communities through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP).
An advocacy group supporting temporary foreign workers in B.C.'s Okanagan is raising concerns after two Mexican workers were fired from a West Kelowna nursery for violating the company's policies.
Four people at Krazy Cherry Fruit Co. in Oliver B.C., have tested positive for the virus and the operation is now under restrictions imposed by Interior Health.
Tree planters in B.C. are on track to plant more than 300 million trees this year, despite working around new COVID-19 regulations and dealing with a soggy spring.
Facts about farming on Vancouver Island.
Back in 2002, Global Fruit was established to support BC cherry growers in marketing their cherries to markets around the world. Since then, the company as well as the growers and packers it represents, have grown exponentially. “This year, Global Fruit is proud to be working with six packing houses and…
Some farmers in B.C.'s Interior are struggling with water-logged fields, which could affect their income for the season.
Thirty one percent of British Columbia fruit growers say their crop production might be reduced between 25-75 percent as a result of COVID-19. This is just one of the findings that came out from a recent online and telephone survey done with members of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association (BCFGA). Of the…
The cherries on Sukhdeep Brar's 100-acre orchard in Summerland, B.C., are just a few weeks out from ripening. But if he doesn't manage to find the workers to pick them, they will spoil.
More opportunities are coming for B.C.’s Indigenous entrepreneurs interested in developing food and agriculture businesses and supporting local food security in their communities.