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Applications now available for therapeutic garden grants

National Garden Bureau, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America are uniting to provide $5,000 in grant money for three Therapeutic Gardens in North America.

Manitoba invests $1.3M in northern food security initiatives

The Manitoba government is providing $1.3 million towards the Northern Healthy Foods Initiative (NHFI) to partner on northern food security projects and community-led food initiatives.

Automated smart system lessens grower workload in the greenhouse

OGVG is working on a project with Blue Radix to evaluate how their system could be adapted and implemented in Canadian greenhouses.
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Visit GreenTech, 14 – 16 June 2022 at RAI Amsterdam!

GreenTech is the global horticultural trade show with the latest innovations & solutions in the industry. GreenTech has a lot to offer:
  • 13,000 horticulture professionals from all over the world are expected.
  • 500 exhibitors are expected from USA, Canada, India, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Israel, Hungary, the Netherlands and many more countries
  • Knowledge sessions about crop optimization of vegetables, soft fruits, flowers and medicinal cannabis
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  • Side events such as The GreenTech Innovation Awards 2022 and International Grower of the Year (AIPH)

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Featured News 

What consumers want: Growing the garden centre shopping experience

What do consumers look for at garden retail? This study reveals the true role of pricing, the most sought-after plant features, and key must-haves for the ideal shopping experience. » Learn more

CAST 2022: Behind the scenes and on the road

Rounding out his coverage of the California Spring Trials, University of Guelph trial garden manager, Rodger Tschanz, shares thoughts from the road and behind-the-scenes with Greenhouse Canada in this virtual Q&A. » Learn more
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Biopesticides Handbook

The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides offer a considerable potential for utilization in sustainable agriculture. The Biopesticides Handbook details the benefits of biopesticides all along the food chain, offering a full spectrum and review of the range of organisms and organic products that may be used in the biological control of insects.

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Canada invests in digital food innovation hub

The federal government announced an investment of up to $1.9 million to help the Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN) develop a digital food innovation hub, with the goal of enhancing connectivity among Canada’s food innovation ecosystem. » Read more...

Price increases drive shifts in consumer spending

While Canadians remain extremely confident (92%) in food grown or produced at home, the poll found that 71% of Canadians are opting for discounted or lower-cost items, up by a third since 2020. » Read more...