Farmers markets

Cedar Farmers Market is fundraising after an estimatd $6,000 in audio and industrial-quality power distribution equipment was stolen from its storage container. The organization has started a GoFundMe page to help recover the loss and upgrade security. (Photo submitted)

Thieves pilfer electrical equipment and other items from Cedar Farmers Market

Non-profit says insurance won’t cover theft of about $6,000 worth of equipment

 

B.C. is investing another $12 million into the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program, and upping the weekly amount participants receive from $21 to $27. (Photo: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets)

B.C. upping access to farmers’ market coupon program with $12-million injection

Program provides low-income households, seniors, pregnant people with weekly coupons for local goods

 

A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)

New program promises to help B.C. farmers’ markets deal with emergencies, growing challenges

First-come, first-served program offers a total of $475,000 in funding