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Asset Committee

Manages the buildings and Exhibition Grounds on McLeod Road and any contracts related to those premises.

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Commodities Buying Committee

Focuses on helping local farmers purchase the products they need in bulk to help drive down the price of daily farm necessities like hay and grains, seeds and soil amendments.

Commodities / Bulk Buying info pages

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Fall Fair Committee

Plans, organizes and hosts an annual fair showcasing the best of Powell River in agriculture, animals, food, music and locally produced items. The exhibition hall allows everyone in town to submit entries into a number of different categories for both adults and children. Enjoy the best produce, flowers, canning, baking, photos, crafts, lego and much much more. The fair is typically held the 3rd weekend in September and is open from noon – 5pm with a $5 entry fee.

Fall Fair information pages

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Farmers’ Market Committee

Responsible for running the spring and summer Farmers’ Market (previously known as the Open Air Market) held at the Exhibition Grounds every Saturday from 10:30am – 12:30pm and Sunday from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. The market focuses on any product that was made, baked or grown in Powell River and allows the community to shop local. Local musicians take the stage and on Sundays the Powell River Forestry Heritage Society runs their train for kids and adults to ride and enjoy.

Farmers Market information pages

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Scholarship Committee

Works with the local high school to review potential candidates who are hoping to further their education in agriculture or veterinary studies. An annual award of $500 is available.

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Seed Bank Committee

TBA

Seed Bank information pages

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Seedy Saturday Committee

TBA

Seedy Saturday information pages

 

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