Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association

The voice of Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers

  • Sustainable farming not new for Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers

    As the world deals with the impacts of climate change, agriculture is one sector that is feeling the pressure from government, food manufacturers, retailers and consumers to focus on greater sustainability. After all, the ability to adapt to the challenges of the changing climate directly impacts the availability of food for the global population.

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  • Ontario fruits and vegetables grown sustainably, study shows

    A focus on sustainable production isn’t a new approach for Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers. In fact, a new study shows Ontario growers have been widely adopting a range of practices that support sustainable local food production for more than 20 years.

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  • Local food week highlighted by beginning of strawberry season

    Just in time for local food week, locally grown Ontario strawberries are now available at store shelves, farmers’ markets and pick your own locations across Ontario.

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The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association has been advocating for Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers for over 160 years.

The sector includes more than 3,500 family farms, which support over 30,000 farm-based, non-family jobs in Ontario. Over 125 different fruit and vegetable crops are grown in Ontario.

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