2019 Squamish Valley Agricultural Plan Background Report: Biophysical, Agricultural, & Policy Context

The Squamish Valley Agricultural Plan (SVAP) was initiated in December 2018 and will provide a framework for decision-making over the next 10 to 20 years to help Squamish shift towards self-reliance for food production that everyone in the community can access and a greater sense of community and food security.
This Background Report provides an overview of the biophysical features of the agricultural sector, including soils, water, and climate and a profile of the agricultural sector.