Our story.

BC’s dairy farmers have been working hard to bring high-quality dairy to kitchens across the province for generations. And, here at BC Dairy, we work to bridge the gap from farm to table – strengthening connections between you and the people making the food you love.

For us, that means showcasing the pride that our farmers feel in providing for their community, promoting the values they share with consumers (like safety and quality), and highlighting just how they’re taking care of BC for future generations.

At the end of the day, we exist to make sure that good, honest work, and delicious, nutritious dairy from BC will always have a seat at the table. Cheers.

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Our mission.

BC Dairy works to grow the market for dairy products and to support profitable, environmentally and socially responsible dairy farm businesses.

We bring dairy farmers together while building lasting relationships within our communities.

Guiding principles.

We are BC’s dairy farmers.  We work to support growth in the dairy market and to ensure the long-term business success of BC’s dairy farmers.  We represent BC in a strong national dairy system committed to providing Canadians with high quality healthy dairy products.

  • We are Champions. We are dedicated to ensuring responsible farming practices on BC farms.  We promote eating well, and the consumption of dairy products as part of a healthy diet. 
  • We are Advocates. We support  the long term business success of  dairy farmers in BC and a strong national dairy system committed to providing Canadians with high quality healthy dairy products.
  • We are Leaders.  We take an active role in the health and success of our communities.
  • We are Innovators.  We collaborate to adopt innovative farming practices that contribute to the health of our animals, our environment, and BC’s food security.   

Our team.

BC Dairy is a not-for-profit association that represents BC’s dairy farmers. BC Dairy takes direction from a Board of elected and appointed dairy producer representatives, and is operated by a staff team.

Board of Directors

Both appointed and elected directors make up BC Dairy’s Board.

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These are the people behind the programs, resources, campaigns and events you know as BC Dairy.

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BC Dairy Governance

The BC Dairy Association is a not for profit organization established by BC dairy producers under the BC Societies Act to represent their collective interests as described in the BC Dairy Constitution.

Governance opportunities

Get involved.

Are you interested in being more active in the organization? Find out more about available roles for BC dairy producers in leadership & governance, government advocacy, and research.

BC Dairy Association Annual Reports

Dairy Industry Development Council

The elected and appointed directors of BC Dairy also serve as members of the Dairy Industry Development Council (DIDC).