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.

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED ON BILL C-234

We face a critical moment with Bill C-234. Recent developments indicate that the Bloc Quebecois is leaning towards supporting the Senate's amendments, which would significantly limit the bill's scope to a three-year exemption only for grain drying, irrigation, and...

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

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of growers sold produce at a loss in 2022

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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.

Fresh Thinking Magazine

Magazine Idées fraîches

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) publishes a free semi-annual bilingual print magazine featuring high-level industry perspectives and useful tips for growers. Subscribe today to receive Fresh Thinking delivered straight to your door.

Fresh Thinking Magazine

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