Country Life in BC

MAY 2019

Volume 105
Issue 5

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MAY 2019

Grape specialist honoured for dedication

John Vielvoye receives lifetime achievement award

KELOWNA – With more than 50 years’ of service to BC’s grape industry, John Vielvoye was critical in helping the […]

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MAY 2019

Grapegrowers share sustainability objectives

Joint meeting of grape council, growers association highlights common ground

PENTICTON – It was an all-wine grapes meeting when the two groups that represent the sector met together for the […]

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MAY 2019

Caribou recovery plan has ranchers worried

Plans set a precedent for conservation efforts

KAMLOOPS – The province has drafted two agreements to conserve the southern mountain caribou, and ranchers are among the groups weighing […]

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MAY 2019

Global rhubarb glut hits home for BC growers

No processor means no early season cash

CHILLIWACK – The first crop Shoker Farms harvests each spring is rhubarb, a staple of backyard gardeners across the country. […]

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MAY 2019

Greenhouse growers see rebound in acreage

Potential shortfalls in natural gas capacity an increasing concern for sector

SURREY – When an Enbridge pipeline that serves as a key source of natural gas to the Lower Mainland exploded near […]

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