Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Today I was very happy to make some announcements to support food security in BC! We are working hard to improve food security, build a stronger food system and stronger economy.

1. We have increased funding for environmental management on BC farms by 1.6 million. 250 more farms will be able to strengthen their environmental plans. Increased funding for farm projects that protect our air, land and water helping us to a #StrongerBC ! #GrowBC #BuyBC #CleanBC https://news.gov.bc.ca/23338

2. We are making it easier to get a farm growing! We have a new program that supports small farm infrastructure, equipment and business coaching opens Dec 7. #GrowBC #StrongerBC #BuyBC https://news.gov.bc.ca/23338

3. More BC raspberries are never a bad idea! New Raspberry Replant Program helps growers plant better varieties for BC. Can’t wait for 2021 season. #GrowBC #StrongerBC #Yum! #BuyBC https://news.gov.bc.ca/23338