The BCAFM is here to serve the needs of our member farmers’ markets. We are committed to developing and strengthening the capacity of farmers' markets in all regions of British Columbia, so you, our members can continue to support local farmers and artisans and provide British Columbians with fresh healthy local food. Learn more.
BCAFM Conference & AGM
Register Today - Less than two weeks to go!
March 3-5, 2017
Inn at the Quay, New Westminster
Don't miss out on this jam-packed weekend of networking, peer-to-peer learning, workshops, great food and company. The BC Farmers' Markets Conference is a once-a-year opportunity to get together with your farmers' market peers from across the province to share best practices, learn from industry experts, build connections and gain inspiration to carry you through the 2017 farmers' market season.
Join us for the full weekend, a single day, or just one workshop - we hope to see you there!
Farmers' Markets For All
Richard McCarthy, Executive Director, Slow Food USA
|Richard embodies the phrase “think globally; act locally.” He previously served as Executive Director of Market Umbrella, an internationally recognized non-profit mentor organization for farmers' markets, community building and sustainable economic development. After Hurricane Katrina, Richard played a key role in restarting the local agricultural economy in the New Orleans area, aiming to help provide returning residents with a sense of normalcy and resilience through the revival of farmers' markets.|