Ken Forth awarded honorary doctorate

 

On June 12, the University of Guelph conferred an honorary degree on broccoli grower Ken Forth, Lynden, Ontario.As a longtime advocate for the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program, Forth has had a profound impact on the Canadian fruit and vegetable industry, as well as thousands of families across Mexico and the Caribbean. Through leadership positions in numerous industry associations, including Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services (FARMS) and the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, Forth has helped develop labour legislation and regulations and ensured continued access to labour critical to Canada’s agricultural industry.

 

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