Legacy Sponsorship Program

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC)’s Legacy Sponsorship Program is a sponsorship and recognition program that serves to support the success and longevity of Canada’s horticultural sector.

For more information about program benefits and how to participate, contact David Folkerson, Manager, Communications, at dfolkerson@hortcouncil.ca, or at 613-226-4880 ext. 218.

Current sponsors

CHC thanks the following organizations for supporting the long-term success of Canada’s horticultural sector. These organizations are leaders and visionaries in their fields. Their support of CHC's Legacy Program is a testament to their level of commitment and care for the future of our industry.

Peak of the Market

Peak of the Market is a grower-owned not-for-profit vegetable supplier and operates in Manitoba under the Farm Products Marketing Act. Peak of the Market has grown quality produce in Manitoba for 75 years and supplies over 120 different varieties of Manitoba grown vegetables. It is a year-round supplier of various vegetables, as Manitoba growers have one of the most technologically advanced storage programs anywhere in North America.

Syngenta

Plants are essential for life. They renew the earth’s resources, provide food, oxygen, fuel, shelter, clothing and medicine. Syngenta is passionately focused on bringing plant potential to life and takes pride in offering integrated crop solutions, from expert agronomic advice and best management practices to cutting edge technology and scientific innovation designed to help Canadian growers produce robust yields and high-quality crops.

PEI Potato Board

Growing potatoes on Prince Edward Island is much more than just an industry… it’s a way of life! Islanders have been growing potatoes since the late 1700’s and the industry remains the lifeblood of the Island economy. The pride that PEI growers take in producing high quality potatoes stems from hard work and generational farming knowledge that ensures their success.

Southern Potato

Southern Potato is a family farm business located in southern Manitoba. It is made up of a team of dedicated individuals committed to growing high quality potatoes that its end customers will savour. Through thoughtful hiring and a family culture, it has developed a team whose goal it is to grow long-term partnerships with its customers, and to provide them with exactly what they need, when they need it.

FARMS

Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services (FARMS) is non-profit, federally incorporated in 1987 to facilitate and coordinate the processing of requests for foreign seasonal agricultural workers. Authorized by Employment and Social Development Canada, F.A.R.M.S. performs an administrative role to the Caribbean and Mexican Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program.

BCfresh

BCfresh is the premier provider of locally-grown vegetables found on plates across Western Canada and the United States. As a 100% grower-owned and operated company, its focus is delivering fresh produce to you. From 60+ family farms throughout the Fraser Valley, select BC regions and premier growing areas across North America, BCfresh is a year-round supplier of the very best fresh veggies.

AgroFresh

AgroFresh offers unprecedented pre-and post-harvest expertise to measurably reduce fruit waste from the orchard to the consumer. Based in Philadelphia, PA, USA, AgroFresh is a global leader in advanced proprietary technologies for the horticultural market. AgroFresh offers an innovative portfolio of products and services which enhance the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce.

Wilmot Orchards

Banked by the rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine and overlooking the waters of Lake Ontario, the farm is situated just three miles north of highway 401 between Bowmanville and Newcastle. Imagine standing here, breathing in the fresh air, looking at green vistas… it’s like standing inside a painting. Like visiting a place akin to the old world of Provence, where centuries of appreciating the beauty of nature and its bounty have become an art.

jack bates

Jack Bates

 

lingwood farms

Lingwood Farms

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