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May 5, 2021

Dairy farming community in Agassiz gives local swim club a boost

Three dairy farming families donate new diving blocks to the Agassiz-Harrison Aquanauts Swim Club Karen Hatt (left) and Catherine Schwichtenberg (right), representing two of the three dairy farming families who have donated diving blocks to the AHA Swim Club. A third block was donated by the Hoogendorn family (not pictured). It hasn’t been an easy year […]

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March 5, 2021

BC Dairy Farmers donate 17,263 meals to Breakfast Club of Canada

BRITISH COLUMBIA – BC Dairy Association’s Wake Up To The Best campaign aimed to help vulnerable children in BC with a healthy breakfast over the holiday season. From November 30, 2020 to January 3, 2021, BC dairy farmers partnered with 32 restaurants across BC to donate one breakfast to Breakfast Club of Canada for every […]

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December 7, 2020

BC dairy farmers help provide meals for BC kids through restaurant promotion.

BRITISH COLUMBIA–BC Dairy has partnered with Breakfast Club of Canada and 32 local restaurants to help provide vulnerable children in BC with a healthy breakfast. From November 30th to December 28th, 2020, BC dairy farmers are donating one meal to Breakfast Club of Canada for every purchase of a featured breakfast item from participating restaurants. […]

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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 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 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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February 24, 2014

Food For Us! Evaluation Shows Kids Are Choosing More Balanced Meals

Nutrition education program improves students’ food choices in 10 lessons. We’re thrilled to share some great news! Verita Strategy Group Inc. recently released their report on the BC Dairy Association’s Food for Us! nutrition education program, which is taught in BC schools to Grade 2 and 3 students. The goal of the program is to teach […]

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