News releases

  • 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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  • Pest Management Centre critical to Canada’s food security

    With the constant threat of pests, diseases, weeds and other environmental challenges, fruit and vegetable growers rely on innovative, sustainable solutions...

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  • Fruit and vegetable growers welcome Senate recommendations on temporary foreign workers

    Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers appreciate the balanced recommendations into solutions for temporary and migrant labour in Canada

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  • Local asparagus season springs into action

    News release Local asparagus season springs into action Sustainability at the core of Ontario asparagus farming For immediate release Guelph ON, 13 May...

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  • New study highlights sustainability of Ontario fruits and vegetables

    News Release New study highlights sustainability of Ontario fruits and vegetables Growers using wide range of environmentally sustainable practices on-farm...

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  • Ontario farmers protect fruit & vegetable crops with innovation, technology

    For decades, Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers have used sustainable practices to safeguard their crops against pests and diseases. Now, advances in both technology and science mean they can use these tools and practices in ways that are even more sustainable – environmentally and financially.

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  • Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers re-elect board leaders

    The Chair and Vice Chair of the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association have been re-elected to their positions for another one-year term.

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