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   Made In Quebec: Flowers Grown Here, Not Flown Here
by Joanne Bayly, CBC News
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 3:43PM EDT

For decades, most cut flowers in Quebec have been flown in — imported from Colombia or Ecuador or farther afield. But change is coming.

Already, more and more Quebecers are taking an interest in where their food comes from and where their money is going. They want good food, ideally from a local farmer. And they want that food to be ethically and sustainably grown.

Quebec farmers like Simon White believe the time is right for a similar movement in flowers. White and his partner Malissa Levitsky have been growing flowers on Homefield Farm, their half-acre property in Laval, for two years.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: CBC News 


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