Growing produce requires a special set of skills: risk management, pattern recognition, applied experience and knowledge, etc. But getting that produce to the consumer requires a different skill set. This is where grower co-operatives can provide assistance and expertise.
The Norfolk Fruit Growers Association in Simcoe, Ont., provides processing, packaging, marketing and shipping services for 30 apple farms – 12 per cent of all apples grown in Ontario. |READ MORE
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