Read below to learn more about our current projects. Have an idea about a project you want LAFS to take on? Contact us!
The Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society is undertaking an Agri-tourism Strategy in 2016. The strategy will build on past work conducted by local and regional government and other stakeholders and incorporate new analyses based on the evolving nature of the food and agriculture sub-sectors in the region. The strategy will also align when possible with … Continue reading Agri-tourism Strategy
Local businesses enhance our community, connect and support us socially, and circulate wealth and employment within our community. For more information on the benefits of buying local, check out the BC Buy Local Campaign. LAFS is launching the “Lillooet Grown” brand to support the local agriculture sector and promote the great agricultural products of the … Continue reading Lillooet Grown
To strengthen the agricultural sector and ensure food security in our community, L.A.F.S. is sponsoring workshops and events. Check out the events page for upcoming workshops and meetings.
The Market Access and Growth Strategy report has been developed to identify opportunities for Lillooet’s local food and farming businesses in order for them to thrive and contribute to a resilient local economy. The findings have been informed by literature and data reviews, one-on-one interviews with key stakeholders, and feedback from the Lillooet Agriculture and … Continue reading Market Access and Growth Strategy
The Lillooet Agriculture & Food Society needs an Abattoir Feasibility Study and is accepting proposals in response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) to find a qualified source to provide an Abattoir Feasibility Study. The goal of the Abattoir Feasibility Study is to: Determine the economic viability of a licensed abattoir Evaluate the market and assess … Continue reading Abattoir Feasibility Study