Read Highlights of Previous Buy BC Events and Promotions

B.C. farmers, chefs come together at ECNF event

Posted on November 12, 2019

The second annual Every Chef Needs a Farmer, Every Farmer Needs a Chef event welcomed about 500 farmers, chefs and food service professionals to the Pacific National Exhibition Forum in Vancouver. ...

Buy BC was a Main Attraction at B.C. Fairs this Past Summer

Posted on October 19, 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture partnered with the B.C. Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions on a summer Buy BC promotional campaign with locally inspired exhibits. Fairgoers were invited to check...

Buy BC and Safeway Partnership Helps People Choose Local

Posted on September 20, 2019

A new Buy BC retail partnership with Safeway was celebrated through a local food festival on September 20, 2019, at the Robson St. Vancouver Safeway location. When grocery shoppers visit Safeway stores in B.C.,...

Journey of BC Food Exhibit at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)

Posted on August 17, 2019

From August 17 to September 2, 2019, PNE visitors had the opportunity to visit the Journey of B.C. Food Exhibit, a new permanent Buy BC installation celebrating...

B.C. Blueberries Featured at White Spot and Triple O’s

Posted on July 4, 2019

As part of a Buy BC partnership, over 100 White Spot and Triple O’s participating locations supported the Buy BC brand in a big way. Throughout the summer, White Spot featured its popular blueberry pie with...

Buy BC at Local Farmers’ Markets

Posted on June 7, 2019

B.C.’s farmers’ markets were especially busy in 2019. The Ministry of Agriculture has partnered with the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets to help promote...

Thrifty Foods is the First B.C. Grocery Retailer to partner with Buy BC

Posted on June 1, 2019

Thrifty Foods, a long-time leader in sourcing and promoting B.C. products, is the first grocery chain to prominently feature the Buy BC brand in its stores across...

Buy BC at the B.C. Seafood Festival in Comox

Posted on May 8, 2019

The B.C. Seafood Festival is the largest seafood event in western Canada and is held annually in the Comox Valley each June to support local businesses. The Province attended the 2019 Festival to promote Buy BC...

Buy BC at the B.C. Northern Exhibition

Posted on May 7, 2019

A Buy BC partnership with the 2019 British Columbia Northern Exhibition (BCNE) fair in Prince George delivered on a local cooking demonstration and competition featuring B.C. ingredients. The BCNE has been held...

Buy BC at the Valley Food + Farm Collective’s Grounded Food Symposium

Posted on February 15, 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture promoted Buy BC at the “Grounded Food Symposium” workshop in April 2019 at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford. This event connected Fraser Valley farmers, chefs...

2018 Every Chef Needs a Farmer, Every Farmer Needs a Chef Event

Posted on November 13, 2018

The 2018 Every Chef Needs a Farmer, Every Farmer Needs a Chef event took place on November 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver. Nearly 300 farmers, chefs and food service...