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November 28, 2017
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Expanding the locally grown network

Building Block Associates is looking for Ontario farmers who are interested in being part of its fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain.


The New Wave of Farming

Vertical farming – a comparatively new agricultural system – offers some promise for producing crops in novel ways and novel places.


Going solar: growing food, generating electricity

The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signalling that “smart” greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production.
 
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Trends in One of the Fastest Growing Market Segments

It’s difficult to think of a more diverse, interesting and misunderstood category of plants in the horticultural industry than perennials. » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Great Lakes Growers Expo

December 5, 2017
Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
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Landscape Ontario's Congress'18

January 9-11, 2018
Location: Toronto Congress Centre
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FARMS AGM

March 2, 2018
Location: German Hall, 443 James St., Delhi, ON
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