The purchase of the Mori Essex assets is now complete with the official home farm in Harrow, Ontario. As the main base for Hopetown Plant Labs, this location is better suited to expand tissue culture plant production through an in-house laboratory.
As the largest nursery in Canada, Upper Canada Growers will continue to provide a secure source of fruit trees to Canadian farmers.
Improvements to the farm will include a new cold storage facility to store the trees for the winter. The facility will be built on the farm in Harrow, Ontario where the shipping will originate in 2020.
Cold Storage facility specs:
- - 20,800 sq. ft.
- - Store up to 600,000 trees
- - Completed by spring 2020
Source: Upper Canada Growers July 29, 2019 news release