BCCGC Member Directory

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OrganizationB.C. Fruit Testers Association
Geographical Area:Vancouver Island
For Information Contact:Gord Baird
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Meeting time and location:

We meet at the Saanich Fairgrounds, 1524 Stellys Cross Road, Saanichton when required plus AGM in March.

Organization's Profile:

We are a not-for-profit organization of people who share an interest in the science and cultivation of fruit bearing trees, shrubs, vines and plants. The associations objectives are: to further the knowledge of fruit growing and related subjects; to inform and educate the public about the diversity of locally grown fruit; to explore methods of growing a wider diversity of fruits under local soil and climate conditions; to study and preserve heritage varieties; to test and evaluate new species and cultivars.

Special Events:

Winter and summer pruning. Member's spring plant sale and AGM. Summer pruning and workshop. Member's Fall Fruit Tasting event. UBC Apple Festival, Fall Fruit Show.