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Federal budget reveals plans for COVID recovery

The federal government revealed its 2021 budget yesterday, the first in two years and addresses migrant worker support, carbon backstop refunds, a minimum federal wage and more.

Nature Fresh Farms unveils new program to market imperfect produce

Called Waste Me Nots, the program leverages tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers that do not meet criteria set out by the producer’s quality control team.

The Star Group and Mucci Farms awarded in 2021 CPMA showcase

Two greenhouse products stole the show at the 2021 Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) New Product Showcase last week.
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Smart displays for smooth visits

With record numbers of new gardeners and worries over demand outstripping supply this year, you probably won’t have to worry too much about sales and promotions. We all know though, how long it takes to build customer trust, and how quickly it can be lost. Here are a few things you can do to streamline your customers’ visits. » Learn more
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Small-batch culinary herbs add flavour to gardening menu

Culinary herbs can add variety and splashes of colour to any deck, balcony, or patio. This makes them an excellent option for many small space gardeners. “These plants are good fillers in perennial and herb gardens, and many are a source of pollen and nectar for pollinating insects.” From containers to kits, here are some must-haves at retail. » Learn more
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