Jeff Tigchelaar: Ontario berry sector needs more protected systems

The Greenbelt Fund has published an optimistic report that sees room for the local strawberry sector to take more market share. Field growers such as Jeff Tigchelaar, Vineland, Ontario, agree that with more protected production systems, there can be a reliable source of fresh and flavourful product throughout the year.

 

Karen Davidson, editor of The Grower, goes "Behind the Scenes" of the July cover story titled GREEN LIGHT FOR BERRY BRIGHT FUTURE (click title to read story) and speaks with Jeff Tigchelaar. He shares that given COVID-19, expansion is a longer term goal. 

 

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