Greenhouse growers connect with teachers and students

    B.C. schools have been taking initiative to remove processed foods from their institutions. From educators to parents, a collective concern was expressed as children were eating unhealthy foods and growing disconnected from understanding how food is grown. To support these efforts, the BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association partnered with BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation, a non-profit organization […]

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Paton leaving Delta council

Ladner farmer and auctioneer Ian Paton has been on Delta council for the last eight years. Ian Paton is leaving Delta council to focus on his MLA duties. Paton announced today he’ll continue to take part in a few more meetings over the next few weeks and will resingn July 1. “It’s really been gratifying. […]

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BioPod Paves Way for Greenhouse Innovation

There’s been a lot of buzz over the Surrey BioPod Project recently and with good reason—the joint initiative between the University of Fraser Valley (UFV), the John Volken Academy (JVA) and the City of Surrey is an unique enterprise that is advancing agricultural research and food production technology, while offering job training and certification to […]

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Organic grower boosts cucumber and bell pepper production

Organics grower Origin Organic Farms is back this season with a demand-driven crop of long English cucumbers, bell peppers and tomatoes-on-the-vine from Delta, B.C. While cucumber harvest began in mid-February, tomatoes and peppers will follow mid-April. The full range of OriginO-branded items will be available throughout the summer.

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