Omineca-Skeena Local Industry Contacts
Business, marketing and non-profit organizations supporting the Omineca–Skeena agricultural industry.
Regional Marketing Resources
Events and Tourism
Regional farmers’ events:
- Find a farmers market
- Find an agricultural fair
- Find a local MarketSafe food safety certification course
Find a farm tour:
Regional Agricultural Marketing Initiatives
Independent producer marketing campaigns and initiatives for Omineca–Skeena. For questions, contact the individual organizations.
- Beyond the Market farmer directory Listing of farms and food producers in the Highway 16 corridor.
- Bulkley Valley local food directory Directory of food producers farming from Telkwa to Hazelton from the Smithers Farmers’ Institute.
- Nechako Valley Food Network directory Farmers directory and regional producer profiles.
- Regional District of Bulkley Nechako - Producers Directory
We Heart Local
Directory of local agricultural products, season schedules, recipes and farm events.
Producer Organizations and Agricultural Institutes
Farmers Alliances and Institutes
Local agricultural support organizations:
- Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association
- McBride Farmers’ Institute
- Smithers Farmers’ Institute
Sector-Specific Producer Organizations
Local producer organizations:
- Back Country Horsemen of B.C. Regional Chapters
- B.C. Cattlemen’s Association regional offices
- British Columbia Breeder & Feeder Association - Omineca-Skeena Locals
- See all provincial producer organizations
Agricultural Advisory Committees
Agricultural Advisory Committees are groups of appointed local agricultural producers who help advise governments on policy, programs and regional issues.
Regional Business Development Organizations
Regional organizations offering support services to businesses in Omenica–Skeena. For questions, contact the individual organizations.
- Beyond the Market Economic development strategy and supports for food producers in the Highway 16 corridor.
Community Futures rural business advisory offices:
- Fraser–Fort George
- Highway 16/37
- Farm Credit Canada local offices Crown corporation providing agricultural financing services.
For more agricultural development plans and resources, see the regional Local Planning page.
Land and Tenures
Information on buying, selling or leasing farm or ranchland in B.C. For questions, contact the individual organizations.
- B.C. Assessment regional offices Crown corporation providing independent property value assessment.
- Front Counter B.C. Start or manage an application for land tenures or other natural resources uses.
Educational resources and agricultural experience for youth in Omineca–Skeena. For questions, contact the individual organizations.
B.C. 4-H Clubs
Youth-focused community agricultural club network.