With spring upon us, Farmers’ Markets across the country are opening their doors once again! Bustling markets, filled with delicious varieties of foods, are the perfect place to seek out SPCA Certified poultry, meats, cheeses and cage-free eggs.
SPCA Certified products come from farms that are annually assessed to SPCA Certified animal welfare standards. An independent, third-party animal welfare certification system, SPCA Certified brings stakeholders together to further common goals in animal welfare.
“Buying direct at Farmers Markets is a great way to get SPCA Certified products,” says Brandy Street, SPCA Certified program supervisor. “It’s also the perfect time to meet the farmers, ask questions about their farm and find out more about what they do.”
SPCA Certified producers at Farmers’ Markets this year are:
The BC SPCA’s events calendar lists all the farmers markets throughout British Columbia. SPCA Certified products are available across B.C. and Alberta from the farm gate, at more than 100 retail locations, and Farmers Markets happening througout both provinces.
To learn more about the SPCA Certified program, watch our video series, which introduces you to some of our farmers and describes how the program works.
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a not-for-profit organization reliant on public donations. Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.