About Us

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) is an Ottawa-based voluntary, not-for-profit, national association that represents fruit and vegetable growers across Canada involved in the production of over 120 different types of crops on over 27,500 farms, with farm cash receipts of $6 billion in 2016.

Since 1922, CHC has advocated on important issues that impact Canada’s horticultural sector, promoting healthy, safe and sustainable food, and ensuring the continued success and growth of our industry.

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Keep up to the date with the latest news from CHC and Canadian horticulture in our monthly e-newsletter. Sign up today!

Fresh Thinking magazine

Our free semi-annual bilingual print publication features high-level industry perspectives and useful tips for growers. Subscribe today!

Support our labour awareness campaign

CHC is preparing an awareness campaign featuring heart-warming and inspiring videos about international farm workers, their families, and the farmers who employ them, but we need your help!