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Growing Horticulture: Challenges

November 8, 2021  By Fruit & Vegetable and Greenhouse Canada

There’s a need for skilled labour in the horticulture sector, and education programs are seeing a surge in applicants, but growers are facing challenges when it comes to filling roles within their companies. In Part 2 of our Growing Horticulture virtual roundtable discussion, our panellists share some of the roadblocks they’ve experienced when it comes to hiring and retaining new staff.

Don’t miss Part 1: Introductions, as growers, educators and sector representatives speak about their roles and perspectives on horticultural labour in Canada.  Stay tuned for Part 3: The ideal candidate, and Part 4: Opportunities as they are released in the coming weeks.


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