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Canadian company helping market honeyberries

Honeyberry varieties, created in a private lab in Arkansas and shipped by a Canadian company, will now be enjoyed by people across the globe. >> Read full article

Safe Food Canada unveils food safety education strategy

During its official launch event held recently, Safe Food Canada (SFC), a not-for-profit organization focussed on modernizing the way industry and regulatory professionals learn about food safety, featured a panel discussion addressing food safety in today’s complex global food system. >> Read full article

Manitoba could overtake P.E.I. as potato capital

Potato production in Canada is up 4.1 per cent in 2015 according to Statistics Canada's latest report, and Manitoba alone accounts for 57.2 per cent of the increase, which leads the manager of the Keystone Potato Producers Association to suggest the province could become Canada's new potato capital. >> Read full article

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A few years ago, multi-coloured carrots were a novelty in Canada, if you had heard of them at all. Now, they are becoming commonplace, and in Ontario, that’s partly due to Carron Farms.

Owner Jason Verkaik has been a pioneer in bringing new and ethnic vegetables to residents of the province and beyond. He started growing crisp and sweet East Indian red carrots a decade ago and, over the past few years, has started growing large amounts of heirloom carrots. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo

December 8-10, 2015
Location: Devos Place Conference Center, Grand Rapids, Mich. >> More Info

Keystone Potato Producers Association AGM

December 10, 2015
Location: Portage la Prairie, Man. >> More Info

Southwest Ag Conference

January 5-6, 2016
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Annual Meeting

January 12, 2016
Location: Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info