Ione Smith (Upland Agricultural Consulting) accepting the 2016 BC Land Award with the SLRD. Photo Sandra Steier photography.

Ione Smith (Upland Agricultural Consulting) accepting the 2016 BC Land Award with Kristina Salin (KSalin Planning) and Claire Daniels (Squamish Lillooet Regional District). Photo Sandra Steier Photography.


Upland Agricultural Consulting Ltd was established in 2010. Based on the Sunshine Coast in Sechelt, BC, we are an award-winning consulting group employing Professional Agrologists and working collaboratively with Planners, Landscape Architects, Engineers, graphic facilitators, and community engagement specialists strategically located around BC, Canada, and abroad. Now in our 7th year of service, we have successfully completed over 30 projects.

Upland Agricultural Consulting Ltd offers a full suite of agricultural services including:

  • Agricultural area plans and strategies;
  • Agricultural land use inventories;
  • Agricultural impact assessments;
  • Agricultural parks planning;
  • Implementation of existing agricultural plans;
  • Farm feasibility assessments;
  • Food system and food security planning;
  • Agricultural market opportunities analysis;
  • Crop nutrition and production plans;
  • Compost and soil fertility analysis and interpretation
  • Climate change preparedness, adaptation, mitigation, and resilience  planning for the farming community;
  • Facilitation of engagement events; and
  • Sustainability research and development.

Clients include individual farmers, local government, provincial government, NGOs, businesses, and academic institutes.

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