Plan to Succeed with a SWOT Analysis

January 21st, 2020|

Analyzing your companies Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats to prioritize what you need to work on.

A Key To Success Is How You Track & Use Your Numbers

December 12th, 2019|

Do you regularly set goals for your business? There is much research recognizing that if you set and track business goals, you are much more likely to meet or even beat those goals. Success comes [...]

How To Improve ROI At Events & Tradeshows

November 20th, 2019|

Event season is upon us. Some for fun, some for education, some for showing off. Will you attend an upcoming event, conference, or tradeshow as a participant or as a vendor or sponsor? Then you [...]

Selling Your Bumper Crop

October 22nd, 2019|

It’s always a challenge to have too much produce remaining after an abundant harvest, or goods leftover after the summer markets. Always on a tight budget, what are the best ways to get the word [...]

Feature: Small Scale Food Processor Association

January 31st, 2019|

British Columbia, and Canada for that matter, is full of a variety of great associations, organizations and companies working hard to affect our food systems. Once a month, we want to feature one of those [...]

Funding Programs

October 31st, 2018|

The Ministry of Agriculture has released some new funding programs through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year, $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture and agrifood sector.   It's a [...]

Feature: Canadian Organic Growers

October 2nd, 2018|

British Columbia, and Canada for that matter, is full of a variety of great associations, organizations and companies working hard to affect our food systems. Once a month, we want to feature one of those [...]

Back to School and Back to Business

September 25th, 2018|

For small farm, food, and drink businesses, Summers tend to be a full marathon of activity. Small business owners have all-hands on deck and maintain long hours and days just to keep up. There's little [...]

Organic – Must Be Certified

September 19th, 2018|

Great news for the Organic sector as the Ministry of Agriculture publishes the following Press Release. Organic food and beverage products sold in B.C. must be certified As of Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, people can [...]