Former ALC chair Richard Bullock talks the future of B.C. agriculture

Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Richmond, B.C. – Next Tuesday, the former chair of the province’s Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) will share his vision for a strong agricultural future in B.C.

An Okanagan farmer and long-time proponent of B.C. agriculture, Richard Bullock will share his insights from over 45 years of industry experience with guests at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Richmond campus.

The event, hosted by KPU’s Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, is free, open to the public and will include a presentation by Bullock, as well as a question and answer period. Guests are asked to register in advance through Eventbrite.

During his term as chair of the ALC, Bullock championed the Agricultural Land Reserve and agricultural land preservation in B.C. He has also served as a member and chair of the British Columbia Farm Industry Review Board, and has represented provincial and federal government on resource sector development missions throughout the Pacific Rim and Europe.

Free public talk with Richard Bullock
July 28, 7-9 p.m.
KPU Richmond, Melville Centre for Dialogue, Room 2550A
Registration and information through Eventbrite

MEDIA: Contact Hayley Woodin for more information or to RSVP.

KPU’s Institute for Sustainable Food Systems is an applied research group that focuses on bio-regional food systems projects, and municipally supported agriculture projects. For more information, visit

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