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 14,237 farms, with farm cash receipts of $5.4 billion in 2017.

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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HortShorts newsletter

Keep up to the date with the latest news from CHC and issues affecting Canadian fruit and vegetable growers in our monthly e-newsletter.


Fresh Thinking magazine

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

Creating a Legacy

Our sponsorship and recognition program supports the success and longevity of Canada’s horticultural sector. Get involved and get recognized today!