L-R:  Matthias Oppenlaender, chair Grape Growers of Ontario, Michèle Bosc, Paul Bosc Sr., Amélie Boury and Miguel Fongalvo from Chateau des Charmes at an Award of Merit ceremony, April 2017.  Photo courtesy Grape Growers of Ontario.

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. 

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.

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