The Ontario Produce Marketing Association honoured three leaders who made an impact on the industry in the last year.
Moody skies over a field of fall vegetables echo the frame of mind of Ontario’s growers, as they face a minimum wage increase to $14/hour as of January 1.
Since midnight November 7, Ippolito Produce employees have curbed movement of produce at the Ontario Food Terminal. The 25 employees are striking for better pay.
The National Apple Competition is held annually at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, now underway from November 3-12. Entries were judged from three provinces.
Ontario’s wines vie for the honour of being selected as official wines of the Ontario Legislative Assembly. For 2018, the red wine winner comes from Sandbanks Winery. The white wine hails from Reif Estate Winery.
Mucci Farms opened its second phase of strawberries under glass on October 26.
For the first time, Prince Edward Island’s $1billion potato industry is showcased in a 30-second TV ad. What does it take to produce a quality potato? It takes an island.
The highly innovative greenhouse industry has initialled another first: the world’s smallest tomato. NatureFresh Farms expects to market the tomato in the spring of 2018.
If you’re an Ontario direct farm marketer, there’s a winter course for you. Early bird discount is November 10.