About

The Beyond the Market project is an economic development strategy to support the local food and agriculture sector across the BC Highway 16 region. Beyond the Market is a project of Community Futures Fraser-Fort George, based in Prince George BC, in partnership with many agencies across the BC Highway 16 region. The project began in 2010 and has consisted of several different initiatives, as listed in our programs section.

Who We Are

Our projects are guided by an Advisory Committee consisting of volunteer members from various communities across the region. We are currently seeking volunteers to fill our committee vacancies.

Robson Valley – Jackie Edwards, Andru McCracken

Prince George – Art Kaehn, Terry McEachen, Brent Barclay, Dr. David Connell, Marianne Bloudoff, Lara Beckett, Amy Blanding, Mike Dewar, Kenna Jonkman, Sharon Tower, Susan Stearns

Nechako-Stuart – Andrew Beuzer, Denise Dowswell,  Corrine Swenson, Tammy Lyell, Terri Ann Houghton

Bulkley Valley – Jason Llewellyn, Megan D’Arcy, John Stevenson

Skeena Valley –  Tara Irwin, Norma Kerby, Ted Pellegrino, Andrew Webber

Previous Members: Pete Amyoony, Sandy Anaka, Kerry Clarke, April Ottensen, Wayen Kitchen, Pauline Goertzen, Lynda Gagne, Mike Noulett, Glenda Newsted, Dan Werstuik, Diana Penner, Loraina Stephen, Andrew Stairs, Emily Columbo, Joe Hugs

Program Coordinator

Christine Kinnie

Christine has worked with Community Futures for the past five years, since joining Community Futures North Cariboo in Quesnel and becoming the Business Training Coordinator there. In 2014, she moved to Prince George and is now responsible for events, training and marketing for Community Futures Fraser Fort George. Christine is passionate about community engagement and is excited to support the needs of agricultural business owners in Northern BC.

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