Resource Centre - Consumers
British Columbia Farm Animal Care Council
Interested in finding out more about what happens on the farm? Take a Virtual Farm Tour to learn about farming and how farmers care for their animals.
Tours available include: beef cattle, deer, elk, sheep, dairy, goat, pig, veal, chicken, egg, turkey, ostrich, emu or rhea.
This is a great resource for classroom learning.
The ‘Real’ Dirt on Farming
Want to learn about Farming in Canada? It’s all revealed in this national publication
- How are farm animals raised on today’s farms?
- Are there hormones or antibiotics in our food?
- How does food production impact our environment?
- What does organically grown food really mean?
- What effects do farming practices have on our health?
The answers to all these questions – and many more – about food and farming in Canada can be found in the new booklet, ”The ‘Real’ Dirt on Farming II – The People in Canadian Agriculture Answer your Questions”.
Anyone who wants to know more about farming and issues such as farm animal care or food safety will find this 44 page full-colour booklet to be a helpful resource - perfect for students, educators, politicians and the media.
This booklet, released in 2010, was originally published in 2006. The updated version contains all new facts and statistics as well as new content on topics that have emerged over the four years.
This national publication has been published by the Farm & Food Care Ontario with input and involvement from farmers and farm groups, educators and agribusinesses across Canada.
The resource is also available for order on Farm & Food Care Ontario’s website at www.farmfoodcare.org.
Links to farm animal care information
If you have questions about, or would like to suggest a resource please contact the BCFACC office.
Do you have questions or concerns about farm animal care? Call the BC Farm Animal Care Line at 1-877-828-5486.