As growers, marketers and distributors of produce, the Oppenheimer Group knows the challenges first-hand. Stewart Lapage is steering through multiple crises as executive director of operations and logistics based in Calgary, Alberta.
The Grower is Digging Deeper behind our May 2022 cover story and speaking with Stewart. We discuss how the pandemic, a flood in BC’s Fraser Valley, port congestion and now a war in Ukraine are piled on top of climate change and carbon taxes. He shares his perspective on the strains in the food chain.