The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association is a lobby organization that represents its farmer members on a variety of issues.
Its efforts are particularly focused on five key areas of interest to all fruit, vegetable and greenhouse producers, regardless of the types of crops they grow: Crop Protection, Labour, Property, Infrastructure, Energy & Food Safety, Environment & Conservation and Safety Nets.
Improve access to crop protection products, technology and tools that support sustainable and safe food production.
Ensure farmers have access to a qualified, reliable work force.
Property, Infrastructure, Energy & Food Safety
Mitigate energy costs impacts so that the sector can be competitive. Promote infrastructure, tax & land use policy that support sector growth.
Environment & Conservation
Ensure government environmental programs and policies are realistic, practical, fact based & balanced.
Ensure government programs adequately help farmers to manage business risks.
- National policy