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In honour of the late Mary Forstbauer, founding member and president of the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM), this new grant will be presented annually to a BC farmer who sells at BCAFM member farmers’ markets. The award is to be used by a farmer for the implementation of a new initiative on their farm.BC General
To be eligible for the grant, farmers’ market vendor business owners will self-identify as experiencing barriers to inclusion and equity and sell farm or food products at BCAFM member farmers’ markets across the province of BC. Farm or food products include farm products, prepared foods or ready to eat foods.BC General
The program provides two steps of financial support to work with a B.C. Ministry of Agriculture pre-approved Qualified Business Consultant. Services include feasibility analysis, financial and business planning and skills development for agriculture and food production and processing activities, including for community food security.BC General