Ministry of Agriculture

Strengthening Farming - Other Links

 

 
AgPlan Department of Agriculture, Western Australia - AGPLAN is a 'one stop service' for clients pursuing sustainable rural development using land use planning processes.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth.
American Farmland Trust A private, nonprofit organization to protect farmland in the United States. AFT works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment.
BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation A non-profit foundation providing resources for teachers to use in their classrooms to help them explore the role of sustainable agriculture and food systems.
BC Agriculture Council Purpose is to provide leadership and to take initiative in representing, promoting and advocating the collective interests of all agricultural producers in the province of BC.
BC Institute of Agrologists BC association for professionals in agriculture
The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) Inc. National organization of Certified Agricultural Farm Advisors
Census of Agriculture (2011) Statistics Canada- census data
Economic Strategy for Agriculture in the Lower Mainland A partnership project to encourage the actions, plans, and policies necessary to maintain and enhance the viability of agriculture in the GVRD and FVRD.
Farm Folk / City Folk A BC non-profit society which promotes eating local foods grown using farming practices that contribute to the health of the planet.
Government of British Columbia
InfoBasket A portal to Agri-Food Information on the Internet.
Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC A "future-oriented", non-profit organization that invests federal and provincial funds to help the agri-food industry adapt to change. The Foundation is industry-led; comprised of member organizations from across the agri-food industry.
Local Governments of BC The UBCM "Civicnet" link to the web sites of BC local governments.
The Orton Family Foundation A non-profit, private, operating foundation working with small communities to deal with rapid economic, social and environmental change.
Planning Institute of BC An association of professional planners in BC and the Yukon.  Members work in a variety of fields including land use planning, environmental resource management, land development, heritage conservation, social planning, transportation planning and economic development.
Smart Growth BC A provincial non-governmental organization that works with communities to:
 
Avoid urban sprawl by promoting compact human settlement that avoids unplanned growth
Protect the ecological integrity of urban and suburban areas
Maintain the integrity of a secure and productive agricultural land base
Smart Growth on the Ground A unique partnership between 'UBC Sustainable Communities Program', 'Smart Growth BC, and the Real Estate Institute of BC, which initially is aimed at assisting three communities with the preparation and implementation of neighbourhood plans that are smarter and more sustainable.
Statutes of BC Alphabetical listing of Statutes with Associated Regulations. Note: Website version may not be the most current.
TLC The Land Conservancy The Conservation Partners Program is an initiative of TLC The Land Conservancy that aims to forge a mutually beneficial partnership between Conservation and Agriculture in BC.
Union of BC Municipalities An organization that has served and represented the interests of local governments in BC since 1905, providing resources and publications relating to the latest issues affecting local governments in BC.
West Coast Environmental Law BC's legal champion for the environment, providing legal advice, tools, education, innovative solutions and advocacy, to citizens and organizations to protect our environment and build sustainability.