Opportunity Mapping for Horticultural Waste Streams

Approximately 74% of Canadian fruits and vegetables are wasted before they reach consumers for a myriad of reasons.  To tackle this issue and help increase the industry’s environmental sustainability, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) examined underutilized waste streams for the top seven Canadian produce crops including potatoes, apples, field tomatoes, greenhouse tomatoes, greenhouse cucumbers, onions and carrots and identified the range of opportunities for managing these by-products.

Nature Fresh Farms Wins Big in the Tomato Category at this Year’s Leamington Greenhouse Vegetable Awards

June 15, 2021 Nature Fresh Farms

Greenhouse Competitions in Leamington, Ontario, made a return this year hosting its annual Greenhouse Vegetable Awards this past weekend. Showcasing the best greenhouse-grown produce from leading North American growers, family-owned Nature Fresh Farms came back to the competition, prevailing in their yearly tradition of receiving many top accolades, including overall winner of the Hottest Tomato.

New Bushel Boy Farms President Chuck Tryon Drives Innovation for Leading Producer of Greenhouse Tomatoes in Upper Midwest

March 12, 2021 Bushel Boy Farms

Bushel Boy Farms, a leading producer of fresh, local, greenhouse-grown produce year-round in the upper Midwest, has named Chuck Tryon president of its operations in Owatonna, Minnesota and Mason City, Iowa.