Animals & Agriculture

BC Fruit Growers’ Association

BC Fruit Growers' Association is an industry association representing tree fruit producers in BC, mainly in the Okanagan-SImilkameen-Creston-Shuswap valleys. Our mission is Helping to create a healthy food system for the long-term prosperity of the tree fruit industry. We provide services, admnister programs and advocate for the tree fruit industry.

Based on the most recent Agriculture Census in 2016, the family-owned tree fruit farms in BC generate income of $ 118.6 million per year, with a packed value of $218.8 million, and $776.6 million of economic activity annually, with apples accounting for about 32% and cherries for 26% of the total. Several other types of tree fruits make up the remainder of the production, with peaches accounting for 5% and pears making up 2.5% of total on-farm income. The family-owned farms in BC produce about 220 million pounds of apples per year and 33 million pounds of cherries. The area of tree fruit farmed is 14,700 acres in 2016.

Location

880 Vaughan Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y7E4

Hours of Operation:
9-4:30

Website:

Website

Phone Number:

250-762-5226 (Primary)