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Financial programs for more sustainable grapegrowing

Environmental Farm Plan (EFP):  Free program that provides eligible farms with access to consultants to assist in the completion of Environmental Farm Plans. The EFP program helps farmers identify potential environmental, regenerative agriculture and climate risks within operation, educates them about how these risks can be mitigated. /

•  EFP Beneficial Management Practices Program: Can provide project funding for farms with EFPs that target improvements in Riparian Areas, Grazing, Biodiversity, Planning, Nutrient & Waste Management, Energy Efficiency, Soil Carbon, and Water Infrastructure

Farmland Advantage: program that helps farmers identify the natural values on a farm that can be protected, restored, and enhanced and develops recommendations and plans to preserve them. The program can provides an annual compensation to farmers based on successful implementation of the project, and ongoing upkeep.

Investment Agriculture Foundation Agricultural Water Infrastructure Program: Financial assistance for farmers to invest in their water infrastructure in a way that provides climate change resilience



Investment Agriculture Foundation Extreme Weather Preparedness Program: Cost-share reimbursments for farm projects that increase the resilience of BC agriculture operations by addressing risks related to wildfire, flooding, and extreme heat.

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