Rachael LeBlanc, research scientist, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, has been honoured with the Science and Technology Award from the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Awards.
The Ontario Produce Marketing Association honoured a dozen individuals and organizations at the annual gala on November 18, 2022. One of the seven Produce Heroes was Jody Mott, executive director of the Holland Marsh Growers’ Association.
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Farm & Food Care Ontario invited its platinum level sponsors to nominate Agri-Food Champions. The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association picked Amanda Dooney, Suncrest Orchards, Simcoe, Ontario.
Grape Growers of Ontario congratulates its CEO on winning the Lifetime Achievement award from the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce at the 2022 Women in Business Awards. Debbie Zimmerman is recognized for her significant contributions to Niagara and the Ontario grape and wine industry.
The mid-November advocacy event stressed that food security should be a priority, by ensuring that policy and legislation are viewed through a food lens and supporting a strong and financially viable produce industry.