Niagara’s grape and wine industry is mourning the untimely passing of Michèle Bosc, the vice-president of marketing and administration for Chateau des Charmes winery. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the trail-blazing winery had just celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018.
Just over half of all Canadians eat take-out food once a week or more. What are the implications for Canada’s fruit and vegetable industry?
President of the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity, Crystal MacKay, is leaving after a decade of leading industry associations. She’ll continue in her role until after the annual general meeting in April 2019.
Back by popular demand, the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute lecture series gives grape growers and wine makers access to the latest research findings.
Canada’s Safe Food for Canadians Act regulations come into effect Jan. 15, 2019. Prevention and traceability are the focus of the new legislation.
Demand for Canadian blueberries continues to grow. As inventories decline, farm-gate prices are expected to rise according to Farm Credit Canada.
Growing energy demand by Windsor-Essex greenhouses is expected to exceed capacity, according to a report by Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO). The good news is that upgrades are underway.
Farming can be stressful business. If you’re struggling mentally, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. That’s the message of a new provincial mental health awareness campaign aimed at Ontario farmers.