Read Highlights of Previous Buy BC Events and Promotions

  • BC Fairs logo: BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions.

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

    October 19, 2019

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

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  • Macro shot of staggered raspberries and blackberries in carton. Buy BC sign in background.

    Buy BC and Safeway Partnership Helps People Choose Local

    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.

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  • White cows facing camera, one in focus in front of a few in the background.

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

    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. agriculture and food.

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  • Blueberry tarts arranged on a wood cut charger, with baking supplies and loose blueberries on a wooden table in background.

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

    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.

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  • BC Farmers' Market trail logo.

    Buy BC at Local Farmers’ Markets

    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 Buy BC at over 145 farmers’ markets across the province and encourage people to reach for local products.

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  • Thrifty Foods logo.

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

    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 Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.

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  • BC Seafood Festival logo.

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

    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.

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  • British Columbia Northern Exhibition logo.

    Buy BC at the B.C. Northern Exhibition

    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.

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  • The Valley Food and Farm Collection logo.

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

    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.

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  • View of panel discussion from behind audience. Four speakers sit on stage between two Buy BC standing banners.

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

    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.

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