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June 26, 2018

Battle of the Growers

Last Friday, United Way’s second annual ‘Battle of the Growers’ took over Pelee Island Winery in Kingsville. Which greenhouse + winery + chef team took home the title for best appetizer and wine pairing?

Canadian presence on the rise at GreenTech

GreenTech 2018 organizers noted a rise in Canadian participation, not only as exhibitors, but also as visitors. Several Canadian companies showcased their technology as well.

Wendy’s commits to greenhouse tomatoe

Wendy’s is about to turn over a new leaf. The American fastfood restaurant chain has committed to using only vine-ripened, greenhouse-grown tomatoes by 2019 in North America.
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Results are in: Iberis Snowsation is a hit!

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Top 10 Under 40 winners announced

Announced at Grower Day 2018, this year’s Top 10 Under 40 winners came from across the nation, including not only greenhouse vegetable and flower growers, but indoor farming as well. Whether it’s an insatiable appetite for knowledge or a drive to innovate, read on to see how these winners earned a top spot. Awards sponsored by Paul Boers and Prins Greenhouses. » Learn more

International Floriculture Expo 2018

June 25-27
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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New Blooms

July 5
Location: Sturgeon County, AB
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July 14-17, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
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Perennial Plant Symposium

July 30- Aug 3, 2018
Location: Raleigh, NC
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