Kam Chiu Lee, co-founder of Vancouver-based Fresh Direct Produce, has passed due to cancer.
Collaborative. Untiring. Tenacious. These are some of the adjectives that Brian Gilroy, president, Canadian Horticultural Council used to describe four award winners at the 98thannual general meeting in Ottawa.
Tom O’Neill has announced he will step down from the role of general manager of the Norfolk Fruit Growers’ Association effective June 30, 2020. He’s served for 36 years, leaving a strong legacy of integrity and innovation.
Katie and Phil Keddy are the winners of the 2020 Atlantic Outstanding Young Farmers competition. Besides growing strawberries at Lakeville, Nova Scotia, they are the largest growers of sweet potatoes east of Ontario.
VQH Farms, a perennial competitor, took first place this year with Great Lakes Brewery for the Imperial (double) IPA’ style of craft beer. The annual competition was hosted at the 2020 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention.