THE VOICE OF ONTARIO'S FRUIT, VEGETABLE
AND GREENHOUSE PRODUCERS FOROVER 150 YEARS

Opinion Editorial Hiring local workers for on-farm jobs isn’t as easy as it sounds By Bill George

Opinion Editorial

Hiring local workers for on-farm jobs isn’t as easy as it sounds

By Bill George

COVID-19 has turned lives upside down right around the world. People are grappling with illness and death, with separation from family and friends, business closures, job loss, and general uncertainty about what lies ahead. 

Things are no different for farmers, but many of us who grow fruits and vegetables have the added challenge this year of trying to get our international workers here and making sure we do everything possible to keep them safe and healthy. 

READ FULL STORY HERE