Agriculture

AgraRoots

A TIES-Turtle Island Earth Stewards community service project, is an information sharing and marketing network for the agricultural producers, processors and marketers of the Boundary District.

Agricola

These records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.

BCFarms.com

A site developed to promote the B.C. Farming Industry. Featuring free listings for Farms, Bed & Breakfasts, Arts and Crafts, Businesses, Associations, Real Estate & some great Kids links.

The British Columbia Agriculture Council

BCAC addresses cross-commodity issues in agriculture, and is a forum for farmers and ranchers to work together to develop and advance agricultural policies. BCAC collaborates with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and is composed of member organizations from different agricultural sectors. Also see their agriculture awareness website at http://www.agaware.bc.ca

American Farm Bureau

A non-governmental organization representing farmers, ranchers, and the rural population in the U.S. from an agribusiness perspective.

Corporate Agribusiness Research Project

A great watchdog website featuring all sorts of information and news on agribusiness. It includes the current issue and back issues of the Agbiz Tiller newsletter, links page and bibliography.

Pesticide Action Network

The Pesticide Action Network North America Updates Service (PANUPS) is a pesticide-related news service from the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North American Regional Center in San Francisco, California. FarmFolk/CityFolk is one of PAN's many affiliates.

Slugs and Salal

A website focusing on gardening in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. Updated weekly.

Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI)

If you are concerned at all about biodiversity, biopiracy, and the control of genetic resources by transnational corporations, you should visit this site.

British Columbia Institute of Agrologists

This is the website of BC's association of provincially certified agriculture professionals. Mostly information about what they are.

Agriculture Links Page

This links page within a links page offers alot of information from commercial to educational sources.

BCAgWeb: BC's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food

Here you'll find a mixed bag of information, dead ends, and promotion, like most places on the net. But keep trying links, as there are some real news items and statistics buried on the site.

For information and links on BC's food system from an industry standpoint, try the Food Industry Branch, the marketing wing of BCMAFF. The national version of the industry voice is FoodNet, where you can find interesting statistics and observe industry opinions.