Programs & Initiatives

 

programs and initiatives

 

Background:

The Township of Langley has contracted MNP, a Canadian business advisory firm, to conduct an Agricultural Inventory and Sector Capacity Review of the Township’s agriculture and equine sector.

Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastating 2021 floods in the Fraser Valley have amplified how critical agribusinesses of all shapes and sizes are to our food system and supply chain.

The study's primary purpose is to collaborate with business and sector stakeholders to identify the agriculture and equine sector's true inventory, capacity, and activities in our community. It is focused on gaining an understanding of all the products and services that Township-based agribusinesses provide.  To gather information needed, we’re conducting a survey. For more information, you may view the webinar included at the bottom of this page.

 

Who Should Participate in the Survey?

We are inviting all agricultural and equine businesses – big & small – within the Township to take the survey. All data will be treated as confidential and will be presented in summary format only.  Survey participants will be entered into a weekly draw to win prizes.

Take the Survey!

There are several ways to take the survey, so please choose the method that is most convenient for you.

We can come to your farm business to complete the survey with you!  To complete the survey through an on-farm visit by our team, please complete the web form below.

  • By Phone: To arrange a time to take the survey by phone, please complete the web form below.
  • Request a Paper Copy: If you prefer to complete a paper copy of the survey, we can mail it to you with return postage included; please complete the web form below.

This project is being funded in part by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Government of British Columbia through programs delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC.

AIS Survey Webinar

Sponsors

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