Farmers markets

B.C. is investing another $12 million into the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program, and upping the weekly amount participants receive from $21 to $27. (Photo: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets)

B.C. upping access to farmers’ market coupon program with $12-million injection

Program provides low-income households, seniors, pregnant people with weekly coupons for local goods

 

Crystal Allen was excited to hit up the first Quesnel Farmers’ Market of the season on Saturday, May 7. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Farmers’ Market returns in Quesnel

The first market of the season was held May, 7

 

Shalan Pozer checks out a few of Paul Zeegers’ tomato plants at the North Star Farms booth at the first Quesnel Farmers’ Market of 2020. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Farmers’ Market returns for a new season on May 7

The 2022 season will run until mid-October

 

A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)

New program promises to help B.C. farmers’ markets deal with emergencies, growing challenges

First-come, first-served program offers a total of $475,000 in funding

A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)