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ABOUT

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Who WE ARE

the BC Fruit Testers Association

The BCFTA is a not for profit organization of people who share an interest in the science and cultivation of fruit bearing trees, shrubs, vines and plants. Members range from backyard hobbyists to professionals. Through the organization, members can share information, participate in meetings and organized field trips, and keep abreast of association events and other fruit news through a regular newsletter.

OUR OBJECTIVES & ACTIVITIES :

The association’s 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; and
  • to test and evaluate new species and cultivars.

The association’s activities include:

  • collecting useful information through holding fruit shows
  • producing fact sheets and media publicity
  • newsletters, meetings, workshops, tours
  • pruning demonstrations

We invite you to join us!

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