ENVIRONMENTAL FARM PLAN


ENVIRONMENTAL FARM PLAN PROGRAM

Plan for peace of mind

Farmers who have an Environmental Farm Plan are serious about learning how to reduce agriculture’s impact on the environment. Join 71 000 Canadian farmers and ranchers who enjoy Peace of mind knowing whether their farm is on-side with environmental regulations.


Farming sustainably is good for everyone and it can also be profitable. Many Environmental Farm Plan participants enjoy increased efficiency, profitability and new customers as a result of increased environmental sustainability. What opportunities exist on your farm?


Book your confidential on-farm appointment: 1-866-522-3447

On-farm appointments for new & renewed Environmental Farm Plans: OPEN.

Please contact our office to book an EFP appointment (or your Planning Advisor if you wish to renew your EFP)

  • Funding applications for planning BMPs: CLOSED
  • Funding applications for project BMPs: CLOSED

BMP Program Funds continue to be fully committed for the 2017-18 Program year. (Updated August 1st, 2017)

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WHAT IS THE EFP PROGRAM DOING FOR RAINBOW GREENHOUSES?

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WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

Projects that can be funded through this program include waste management, air quality control, emissions control, soil and riparian integrity, water quality and on-farm materials storage.

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Call 1-866-522-3447 to book a no-charge, confidential, on-farm appointment with one of our friendly Environmental Farm Plan Advisors. You could be eligible to receive an Environmental Farm Plan sign after this first visit! Many farmers are surprised by how sustainable they already are.

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Your Planning Advisor will identify any environmental risks on your farm within your Environmental Farm Planning workbook. This workbook is confidential and yours to keep. Choose to voluntarily address these risks to receive an Environmental Farm Plan Sign.

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Funding is available to help you reduce the environmental risks identified within your Environmental Farm Planning workbook.

4

Display your new Environmental Farm Plan sign to proudly display your farm's environmental sustainability and to help us spread the good word about this great program!

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Improve the sustainability of B.C.’s agricultural industry
  • Recognize producer efforts to manage land sustainably
  • Enhance marketing opportunities for B.C. farmers
  • Improve relationships with environmental agencies
  • Improve the response to environmental incidents

FINANCIAL INCENTIVE

  • No-charge, confidential on-farm environmental assessment
  • Project funding up to 100% (max $70 000 per farm operation)