Farming

Erma Main shows off her 2019 winning entry at 797 pounds in the largest pumpkin contest during the 19th annual Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce Harvest Pumpkin Festival at the IPE Grounds. The chamber encourages everyone to start growing pumpkins for this year’s contest. (Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber photo)

Armstrong-Spallumcheen chamber encourages pumpkin growth

Starting growing them and growing them big for annual largest pumpkin contest in October

Erma Main shows off her 2019 winning entry at 797 pounds in the largest pumpkin contest during the 19th annual Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce Harvest Pumpkin Festival at the IPE Grounds. The chamber encourages everyone to start growing pumpkins for this year’s contest. (Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber photo)
COVID-19 fails to curb opening of Vernon farm orchard

COVID-19 fails to curb opening of Vernon farm orchard

Davison Orchards going ahead with May 1 seasonal opening

COVID-19 fails to curb opening of Vernon farm orchard
Farm Credit Canada is receiving a $5-billion lending increase. (File)

COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase

The increase will give the agriculture industry more flexibility to tackle coming challenges

Farm Credit Canada is receiving a $5-billion lending increase. (File)
Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in Vernon

Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in Vernon

Indoor market forced to cancel, plans for outdoor market OK, so far

Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in Vernon
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$2.9 million judgment in B.C. blueberry farm sabotage lawsuit

The new owners saw most of their farm ruined just as they took possession

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Farmers, food processors and others invited to networking open house in Vernon

Land to Table is holding its first open house at the Vernon Art Gallery tonight from 6-8 p.m.

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Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has apologized for comments he made in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.

Rich Coleman apologizes for comparing ALR rule changes to Nazi oppression

Rich Coleman was speaking on a bill that changes farmland regulations

Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has apologized for comments he made in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.
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