The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) represent growers across the country involved in the production of over 120 different types of crops on over 14,237 farms, with farm cash receipts of $5.7 billion in 2020. They are an Ottawa-based voluntary, not-for-profit, national association, and, since 1922, have advocated on important issues that impact Canada’s fresh produce sector, promoting healthy, safe, and sustainable food, ensuring the continued success and growth of their industry.

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Les Producteurs de fruits et légumes du Canada (PFLC) représentent les producteurs de tout le pays qui produisent plus de 120 types de cultures différentes dans plus de 14 237 exploitations agricoles, avec des recettes monétaires agricoles de 5,7 milliards de dollars en 2020. Il s'agit d'une association nationale à adhésion volontaire, sans but lucratif, dont le siège social est situé à Ottawa. Depuis 1922, l'organisation défend les intérêts des producteurs de fruits et légumes sur les questions importantes qui ont une incidence sur le secteur des fruits et légumes du Canada, en faisant la promotion d'aliments sains, sécuritaires et durables, et en assurant le succès et la croissance continus de leur industrie.

FVGC 2023 AGM / L'AGA 2023 des PFLC

Click here for all the details on FVGC's 2023 AGM taking place March 14-16, 2023 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Early Bird registration is now open!

Cliquez ici pour tous les détails de l'AGA 2023 des PFLC qui aura lieu du 14 au 16 mars 2023 à Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique. L'inscription anticipée est maintenant ouverte!

Bill C-280 / Projet de loi C-280

FVGC have advocated for a financial protection mechanism for many years. On June 8, 2022, Member of Parliament Scot Davidson introduced Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, in the House of Commons.

Click here to help support this legislation!

 

Les PFLC plaident depuis de nombreuses années en faveur d’un mécanisme de protection financière. Le 8 juin 2022, le député Scot Davidson a déposé à la Chambre des communes le projet de loi C-280, la Loi sur la protection financière pour les producteurs de fruits et légumes frais.

Cliquez ici pour soutenir cette législation!

 

Cross Country Centennial Tour / La tournée du centenaire pancanadienne

Learn about all the stops along FVGC's 2022 Cross Country Centennial Tour. COMING SOON!

 

Découvrez toutes les étapes de la tournée de centenaire pancandienne des PFLC. Bientôt disponible !

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Projects and Programs / Projets et programmes

Find out what research projects we are currently managing and what funding opportunities are available.

 

Découvrez les projets de recherches que nous gérons et les possibilités de financement disponibles.

 

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Latest news

CPC and FVGC congratulate David Jones on Retirement; Call for applications for new General Manager, Canadian Potato Council

December 2, 2022

OTTAWA – Bill Zylmans, Chair of the Canadian Potato Council (CPC) and Rebecca Lee, Executive Director of the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) are happy to share the upcoming retirement of David Jones in March of 2023. David has served as the General Manager of the CPC and Manager of Potato Industry Coordination…

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Fall Harvest 2022: Canadian fresh produce industry meets with Parliamentarians

November 17, 2022

Fall Harvest 2022: Canadian fresh produce industry meets with Parliamentarians November 17, 2022 (Ottawa, ON)- Over the past three days, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) held their fall advocacy event, Fall Harvest 2022, in Ottawa.   Organized annually, Fall Harvest brings together produce industry leaders,…

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"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of CHC and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.

The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."

Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council

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