To celebrate our centennial year, the Canadian Horticultural Council has changed its name and logo to The Fruit & Vegetable Growers of Canada


International Year of Fruits & Vegetables

The UN General Assembly designated 2021 the International Year of Fruit and Vegetables (IYFV).

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Canada's 44th Parliament

On behalf of Canada’s fruit and vegetable growers, CHC would like to congratulate those who were elected to the 44th Parliament.

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Projects and programs

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

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International farm workers

Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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Latest news

Amidst Growing Food Supply and Price Concerns, Canadian Food Producers and Suppliers Call on Canadian Government to Make Food Security and Increasing Food Supply a Major Policy Focus

May 31, 2022

Ottawa, ON, May 31, 2022 – Yesterday, Canadian food producers and suppliers (see Appendix A: Signatories to the Letter) delivered a letter to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, calling on the Federal Government to unleash Canada’s great potential for producing sustainable, affordable food for Canadians and the world. With the war in Ukraine, ongoing challenges…

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Budget 2022 Comes Up Short for Canada’s Fruit and Vegetable Growers

April 8, 2022

Ottawa, April 8, 2022 – Yesterday afternoon, the federal government released its 2022 Budget. Given how extensive the budget document is, it is disappointing to see how little mention there is of support for Canada’s agricultural sector. As we know, food production is not only a key economic driver for our country – which creates…

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International farm workers campaign

Learn about the important people who come to Canada to work every year. Without them, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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Fresh Thinking magazine

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

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HortShorts monthly newsletter

Our monthly newsletter features a round-up of the latest CHC news. Subscribe today!

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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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