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Whisky barrels feed greenhouse boiler

Every month NatureFresh Farms receives approximately 400 barrels. The wood chips are fed to the biomass boiler, heating the water that is pumped throughout each row of plants.

New U.S. import rules on tomatoes and peppers

Restrictions have been imposed on tomatoes and peppers being imported into the United States, in an effort to reduce movement of the tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV).

Lufa Farms announces largest rooftop greenhouse

The greenhouse will measure 163,800 square feet (about 3 football fields), making it the largest rooftop farm in the world, says the company, featuring double-paned glass and two sets of energy-saving screens.
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Featured News 
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Growing the greenhouse strawberry sector

EZ Grow Farms has grown just about every type of vegetable and fruit known to Ontario. A family-owned operation run by Darryl Zamecnik, his wife Helen and his brother Jarrod for the past 48 years, they added a new crop when Darryl’s son Dusty joined the business. That’s now feeding a growing consumer demand for year-round local strawberries. » Learn more
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Changes to safe food regulations

New requirements to the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will begin January 2020, and greenhouses should ensure that they comply with these regulations ahead of time. Provisions for preventive controls and preventive control plans, as well as lot code labelling of consumer prepackaged fresh fruits or vegetables, will come into force. » Learn more

LO Congress

Jan 7-9
Location: Toronto, ON
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Tropical Plant International Expo

Jan 22-24
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Guelph Organic Conference

Jan 23-26
Location: Guelph, ON
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