Ministry of Agriculture and Food

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agriculture and seafood products, as well as supporting our province’s food security, and developing a resilient food system and economy.

Featured topics

  • 2021 Flood Recovery Program for Food Security
    The 2021 Flood Recovery Program for Food Security provides funding to farmers for help with the impacts of flooding on their crops and livestock. 
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries response to flooding
    Important information for producers directly impacted by the B.C. floods.
  • AgriStability 2021 Late Participation Option
    In response to 2021’s extreme weather events a joint agreement between Canada and British Columbia will allow late registration into the AgriStability 2021 program year, until December 31, 2022.
  • Buy BC
    Discover the amazing variety of B.C. foods and the funding and promotional support available for B.C. producers.
  • Feed BC
    Details on how Food Hubs are supporting regional food processing and food security, and how more B.C. food is being served in public institutions. 
  • Agricultural Land and Environment
    Tools and information to support farmers and growers ensure sustainable and environmentally friendly use of these resources.
  • Animals and Crops 
    Resources for growers including: financial programs, diagnostic services, production information, and pest management practices.
  • Food Safety
    Resources for safe food production and processing, using the best available preventative food safe practices to protect public health and market stability.
  • Treefruit Stabilization
    The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries is leading an effort to help stabilize B.C.’s tree fruit industry.  These efforts are in response to the challenging circumstances growers, particularly apple growers, are experiencing
  • Emergency Management
    Prepare for emergencies and disasters like wildfires, droughts and floods.

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