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The resources below offer information that supports farmers and business owners to start, grow, and run successful organic operations.

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Farmers’ Markets

BC Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM)

Committed to developing and strengthening the capacity of farmers’ markets in all regions of British Columbia. Helping markets, farmers and small businesses grow so local food continues to thrive.


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Community Supported Agriculture Map

Find CSAs by region.

CSA Directory (Canadian Organic Growers)

Browse list of CSA programs across Canada.



BC Organic Conference

Organic BC’s annual gathering of BC’s organic community.

Young Agrarians: Networking & Events

Young Agrarians is a resource network for new and young farmers with a lens on ecological, organic and regenerative agriculture in Canada. Find opportunities and events by region.

Annual Pacific Agricultural Show

Showcasing the latest and most innovative equipment and technology for the agriculture industry. Join thousands of farmers and agri-food producers in learning how to make your operation more efficient.


Farm & Business Support Tools

Young Agrarians: Farm Business Support

Young Agrarians empowers new farmers to develop the business skills they need to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses.

BC Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Programs are available to support farmers and food processors to start, grow and innovate their business and more effectively market their products.

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Tools and programs available to provide agricultural producers with protection against income and production losses, helping manage risks that threaten the viability of farms.

Farm Credit Canada

Financing for primary producers, agribusiness and businesses in the food industry.


Marketing Tools

Organic Marketing 101A Guide for Getting Your Products to Market

This guide was assembled by CCOF in conjunction with many market experts to help you assess what market channel is right for your organic product, with advice from experts on how to get started in six different market channels: farmers’ markets, Community Supported mAgriculture (CSAs), restaurants, wholesale, retail, and export markets.

Young Agrarians: Website Toolkit for Farmers & Food Producers

Toolkit for farmers and food producers who would like to build or manage their own online business, or be better equipped to work with a web or marketing professional.

BC Government Agrifood Business Management & Marketing

Tools and resources for marketing and agri-tourism.

Marketing & Economics of Organic Products (OACC)

Resources from the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) on aspects of the marketing and economics of organic products.