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Organic Extension Needs Assessment for BC's Organic Sector

To enhance awareness of organic production practices in BC to increase the organic sectors profitability and long-term sustainability.


The project aims to create a comprehensive Organic Sector Extension Service development, implementation, operations, and funding plan for BC by:

  • Complete assessment of extension needs in BC's organic sector
  • Assess available extension delivery options that meet sector needs
  • Engage with stakeholders to identify gaps and opportunities
  • Develop recommendations that are strategic, objective, and can be integrated with existing resources and programs

Study Results

PDF icon Phase 1 Summary - producers survey snapshot.pdf

PDF icon Phase 2 Summary - Opportunities and gaps.pdf

PDF icon Phase 3 Summary - Recommendations.pdf

Full final reports (coming soon!)


Funding was provided by the Governments of Canada and British Columbia under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

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