Farmland Advantage is not a program open to applications from any BC-based farm. The program targets high risk and high opportunity areas in BC based on pre-determined selection criteria. Once these areas have been selected, Farmland Advantage will contact the farmers whose land falls within those boundaries and gauge their interest in participating in the program.
Once a farmer has been contacted by a Farmland Advantage advisor, they can choose whether they would like to participate in the program. Participation is voluntary and includes the following: