• Pork   

    Profile: In B.C., all hogs are raised on family farms, with 80% of commercial hogs located in the Fraser Valley and the rest being on Vancouver Island, the Kootenay and in the Peace River area. About: Pork is a great source of protein and vitamins. Pork is often served as pork chops, roasts, meatballs, hamburgers,…

  • Lamb  

    Profile: There are 54,000 sheep and lambs raised in B.C., with the highest percent on Vancouver Island. About: Lamb is a great source of protein with lamb chops, ribs, or rack of lamb all being popular cuts of meat. Did you know?

  • Goat 

    Have you ever seen a goat on a roof? Goats are popular in many hobby farms across the province. Around 80% of the goats raised in B.C. are for milk production, based out of the Lower Mainland, Thompson Okanagan, and Vancouver Island. About: Goat meat is a lean, high-quality protein providing several important nutrients, including riboflavin, iron,…

  • Duck  

    Profile: Ducks are raised in B.C. for both their meat and eggs. Ducks are produced in small numbers in the Fraser Valley and on hobby farms as backyard poultry birds. About: Duck is a great source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy smoked duck breast, duck confit, or in Asian-inspired dishes like…

  • Dairy products 

    Profile: Many B.C. dairy farms are family owned and operated. Dairy farms can be found in 7 different agriculture regions in province, with the greatest amount in the Fraser Valley. About: Dairy products include nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, and protein which help keep the body functioning properly. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Bison

    B.C. Bison There are 52 registered bison ranches in B.C., with 7,300 head of bison. About: Bison is nutritionally packed red meat that is low in fat, calories, and cholesterol but high in protein and iron. Did you know?

  • Turkey 

    Gobble gobble!  B.C. turkey production is mainly concentrated in the Fraser Valley, with small flocks produced around the province! About: Turkey was traditionally purchased for enjoying at special holiday dinners, but shoppers are purchasing year-round as an excellent source of protein that is low in cholesterol and fat. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Chicken 

    Profile: Chicken production is B.C.’s second largest land-based agriculture industry. About: Chicken has always been a nutritious choice for your family, but with advancements in chicken farming, chicken is even more nutritious than it was 20 years ago. When you eat chicken, you are not only getting an excellent low-fat source of protein, niacin, and…

  • Beef 

    Profile: B.C. beef is a single ingredient and naturally nutrient-dense protein food. About: B.C. ranching takes place primarily in the Interior where ranches focus on raising high-quality cattle. Earing B.C. beef is environmentally sustainable. Ranchers and farmers are conscientious stewards of the land, and they work to adopt practices that support the environment. Did you…

  • Eggs 

    Get Crackin’!  Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse. They’re an affordable protein and can be enjoyed with any meal of the day!  About: One large egg contains 6.5 grams of the highest quality protein. Eggs contain all 9 essential amino acids and 14 key nutrients. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?