Fruit & Vegetable Magazine

Small-scale Manitoba farmers fight for crop insurance

November 4, 2019  By CBC News

Bruce Berry’s farm — Almost Urban Vegetables in Winnipeg’s southern St. Norbert neighbourhood — was hit by the snowstorm earlier this month, just like hundreds of others across Manitoba.

He estimates a 30 to 40 per cent yield loss of his Swiss chard due to heavy snow. He had to stop offering his food box service a month early because he didn’t have enough produce left, and he still has potatoes in the ground that he now has to hand-pick out of the wet, hard mud. For the full story, CLICK HERE


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