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June 18, 2020

BC Giveaway Series

Now more than ever, it’s important to show our support for local businesses. This summer we featured local food businesses in communities across BC and showcased locally made dairy products like cheese, milk, ice cream and much more.  To help spread the word, we announced prize giveaways on Instagram every week from June 18 to August 12, […]

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April 16, 2020

BC Dairy taking nutrition education online during COVID-19 pandemic

BC Dairy is re-tooling its nutrition education program to offer teachers ProD workshops via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Starting with Food Explorers for their youngest students, we offer teachers a number of workshops about how to help students learn about making healthy food choices,” said Sydney Massey, Director of Nutrition Education at BC Dairy. […]

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April 14, 2020

BC Dairy partners with local company for Vaisakhi.

Original article published March 31, 2020 in The Asian Pacific Post. Sikh entrepreneur Habinder Singh Sewak has always been in the forefront of Vaisakhi celebrations in British Columbia. This year its no different, despite the cancellation of the mammoth Vaisakhi parades in Surrey and Vancouver, due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Sewak has pivoted operations […]

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April 3, 2020

BC Dairy COVID-19 Update: Milk Supply

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold in Canada and around the world, we want to extend our gratitude to all who are working on the front lines to contain the spread of infection and care for those affected. These are unpredictable times for all Canadians, including food producers, who are designated as essential service […]

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April 2, 2020

BC Milk | Here for you. Always.

During these challenging times, BC’s dairy farmers are working to support their communities. We continue to do our part to ensure a steady supply of dairy products is available. Milk is picked up from BC dairy farms every day. After milk leaves the farm, it is pasteurized, packaged, and available in grocery stores within 48 […]

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April 1, 2020

BC dairy farmers and Food Banks BC announce $150,000 to help feed BC communities

BURNABY, BC – April 1, 2020 BC Dairy Association (BCDA), in partnership with Food Banks BC, is announcing $150,000 in funding to support food banks across the province. The donation is part of BC dairy farmers’ concerted efforts to help ensure that British Columbians receive nutritious foods to feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds […]

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March 20, 2020

BC Dairy COVID-19 Update

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, BC’s dairy farmers extend our thoughts to all who have been impacted, both at home and abroad. Our farmers continue to ensure a steady supply of dairy products is available for our communities during this challenging time. Milk is picked up from BC dairy farms every day. After […]

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March 15, 2019

Announcing the Tenth Annual Hands-on Cook-off Contest!

The Better Together annual Hands-on Cook-off contest turns 10 this year! Will you join in the celebration of cooking and eating together? From April 15th until noon of May 15th any BC resident can enter the Hands-on Cook-off. Simply grab a friend or relative and create a three minute video. Videos must include two or more people […]

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January 23, 2019

Canada Has a New Food Guide

Canada has a new food guide! Find out what the food guide recommends, and how you can download a copy. The new guide, released January 22, 2019, urges Canadians to: Eat a variety of healthy foods each day Have plenty of vegetables and fruit (such as pears, apples, berries, broccoli, peaches, cabbage and leafy greens) […]

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