Information about a program to help farmers and food and beverage processors sell products online.
Latest Update - November 9th, 2020: As a result of the provincial elections, new Buy BC Partnership Program applications for the 2021-22 fiscal year have been postponed. Visit the Buy BC website for updates.
What is the Buy BC Partnership Program?
Buy BC e-commerce funding of up to $5,000 per applicant is available to help B.C.’s farmers and food and beverage processors overcome some lost sales during the COVID-19 pandemic by moving their products online.
The B.C. government is providing $300,000 to support industry-led Buy BC e-commerce activities. The funding is under the Ministry of Agriculture’s Buy BC Partnership Program. It helps farmers, ranchers and food and beverage processors market their products as locally grown, raised, harvested or produced, making it easy for British Columbians to Buy BC.
Who is Eligible?
Funding is available to all B.C. farmers and food and beverage processors who have least two years of business revenues, are licensed to do business in B.C., and are growing or processing in B.C.
- The funding is available to B.C. farmers, and food and beverage processors of all sizes.
- To be eligible, an applicant must have at least two years of business revenues, be licensed to do business in B.C. and be growing or processing one or more products in the province.
- Each successful applicant is eligible to receive up to $5,000