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Welcome to the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Press Room!

For more information or a complete press kit, please contact Emma Sweeney at emma.sweeney@gov.bc.ca.


Press Releases

  • April 2017: BCAITC Received $1,000 from the Co-Operators

Abbotsford, BC - Shawna Vandeven, advisor for The Co-operators in Abbotsford, announced a donation of $1,000 to BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation. The funding will help the organization deliver agriculture based programs to teachers and students in BC.

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  • January 2017: Karla Stroet of Terry Fox Elementary Receives Outstanding Teacher Award from BC Agriculture in the Classroom

Abbotsford, BC – BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation (BCAITC) is pleased to announce Karla Stroet as the recipient of the 2016 BCAITC Outstanding Teacher Award. The award was presented to Stroet for demonstrating outstanding leadership and innovation in agriculture education.

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  • October 2016: Take a Bite of Bc Program Offered to all 60 Culinary Arts Schools

Abbotsford, BC –With the rush of back to school, new jobs and routines, September offers the opportunity for new and exciting adventures – Take a Bite of BC will embark on its own adventure with the expansion to include all Culinary Arts schools onto the program this year.

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  • March 4, 2016: BCSFVNP Celebrates 10 Years of BC Goodness

Abbotsford school, Ross Elementary will be the recipient of $200 worth of groceries from Save-On-Foods as part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations of the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program (BCSFVNP).

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In the News

"BC Fruit Growers Pleased withProvincial Budget" , Kelowna Now, February 17, 2015 - Featuring The BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program