The Berry Growers of Ontario get underway in earnest with a board meeting March 7 that elects strawberry grower Tom Heeman as chair.
The 16th edition of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention hosted several competitions February 20 and 21, 2018 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. When the event started, organizers could not have imagined sweet and hard cider competitions or an Ontario-hopped craft beer competition.
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association honoured two long-serving individuals in the horticultural industry. It was a surprise double ceremony at the February 20, 2018 Annual General Meeting in Niagara Falls.
A former potato, blueberry and beef farmer assumes the agriculture and fisheries portfolio in Prince Edward Island in a recent cabinet shuffle. Robert Henderson is well-known as the previous minister of health and wellness.