Web Portal to Support BC’s Diversified Agrifood Sector

Web Portal to Support BC’s Diversified Agrifood Sector

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Project Team

Dr. Lisa Powell, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Department of Geography, University of Fraser Valley (PI)

Funding

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, Whole Foods Market

 

About the Project

The BC Food Web is a freely-accessible online portal designed to increase access to food systems research results and other resources for producers, processors, policy-makers, educators, and the general public. The portal focuses on meeting the needs of those interested in increasing the sustainability and resilience of the food system. The portal provides a searchable database of clear and concise briefs focused on the implications and applications of research. The BC Food Web is supported by funding from the Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia, and is hosted by the UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in collaboration with other university and organization partners.

External Links and Publications

Lisa Powell Researcher Profile

BC Food Web

 

Banner Photo Credit: Martin Dee