Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada

We represent growers across the country and advocate on important issues that impact Canada’s fresh produce sector. We are the voice of the Canadian fruit and vegetable industry.
Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada

Our issues

Our advocacy is rooted in our commitment to our growers and the sustainability of the fresh produce sector. We navigate a complex landscape of issues, all pivotal to the food security and agricultural success of Canada. We’re actively engaged in tackling three critical areas: ensuring an adequate and stable workforce, advocating for effective crop protection technologies amidst emerging challenges, and ensuring financial support for Canadian growers. Discover more about these pressing issues and our comprehensive efforts to address them on our Advocacy pages. Together, we can shape an industry that thrives domestically while remaining internationally competitive.

Why be a member?

Join the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) to be part of a dynamic network advocating for the fresh produce industry. Whether you’re a provincial grower association interested in direct policy involvement (Members), or an industry stakeholder seeking enhanced visibility and connectivity (Associate Members), we have a membership category tailored to your needs. Explore specific benefits and opportunities on our membership pages. Don’t wait to invest in the sustainability and advancement of the fresh produce sector – become a member today!

Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada

jobs supported by the produce industry


of growers sold produce at a loss in 2022


of farm gate receipts in climate funding for the agriculture industry compared to 1.7% in the US and 1.8% in the EU

Latest News

Dive into our News section to keep up-to-date with the latest in the fresh produce sector. Here, you’ll find press releases and important updates on our advocacy efforts, keeping you informed on issues that matter to our industry.

FVGC commends AGRI Committee for Report

OTTAWA – The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) commend the House of Commons AGRI Committee for their insightful report, 'Improving the Resilience of Canada’s Horticultural Sector.' This report offers comprehensive recommendations that deeply resonate with...

HortShorts Newsletter


The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC)’s bi-monthly electronic newsletter features a round-up of our latest news and upcoming events, delivered straight to your inbox.

Fresh Thinking Magazine

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