Members are well represented on many key government and industry committees.

About Membership

Join the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) and become part of a dynamic community. We are dedicated to advocating for and advancing the interests of the fresh produce industry. FVGC offers two distinct categories of membership to best suit your involvement in the sector:

About Membership


Available to provincial grower associations, this membership offers direct representation on key committees. You will have a voice in policy direction, regular insider updates, and opportunities to engage with policymakers and government representatives.

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As a Member of the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), you’ll enjoy a wealth of benefits designed to support your growth and success in the fresh produce industry:

  • Amplified Voice: Direct representation on key industry committees, ensuring your interests are effectively championed.
  • Policy Impact: Participate in our Annual General Meeting, where you can contribute to national policy objectives and set the direction for advocacy priorities.
  • Exclusive Updates: Exclusive regular updates on important developments within the industry, delivered through our Member Notes and On Your Behalf briefings.
  • Timely Updates: Stay ahead with HortShorts, our bi-monthly newsletter, filled with timely news and relevant industry insights.
  • Direct Engagement: Participate in lobby events throughout the year, meeting directly with policymakers and government representatives, ensuring your voice is heard.
  • Leadership Opportunities: Be part of the decision-making process by participating on our industry Working Groups and the FVGC Board of Directors, guiding policy and directing advocacy work.
  • Strategic Advantages: Benefit from our ongoing federal government relations efforts aimed at modernizing and streamlining the fresh produce industry.
  • Exclusive Insurance: Access to customized group life, health, and disability insurance through HortProtect, designed specifically for our industry.

All these benefits culminate in an empowered, thriving business within a strong and sustainable fresh produce sector. Join FVGC today and experience the difference.

About Associate Members


Designed for industry stakeholders and businesses that work alongside growers in the fresh produce industry. This membership provides access to our communications, invitations to our Annual General Meeting, and opportunities for sponsorship and enhanced visibility.

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As an Associate of the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), you’ll enjoy benefits crafted specifically for businesses associated with the fresh produce industry:

  • Insider Information: Gain insights into the industry with our regular Member Notes and On Your Behalf briefings.
  • Informed Decisions: Access up-to-date industry news with our bi-monthly newsletter, HortShorts.
  • Broaden Your Network: Connect with industry and government representatives from across the country at our Annual General Meeting.
  • Brand Visibility: Harness unique sponsorship opportunities to enhance your brand’s presence within the industry.
  • Policy Insights: Understand national policy objectives and advocacy priorities that shape the fresh produce industry.
  • Fostering Partnerships: Create invaluable connections with businesses and growers in the industry.
  • Promote Your Brand: Take advantage of an exclusive opportunity to feature your brand in our “Associate Spotlight” section of HortShorts – a free advertising platform that significantly enhances your visibility within the industry.

Embrace these benefits to strengthen your role within the fresh produce sector, partake in the industry discourse, and cultivate valuable connections. Become an Associate of FVGC today and be part of the change.

Experience the power of collective advocacy, expert guidance, and shared success. Become a member today!

Both Members and Associate Members benefit from the privilege of being part of a strong network that’s shaping the future of Canada’s fresh produce sector. Explore the individual pages for Members and Associate Members to discover the specific benefits of each category. Learn how you can take a proactive role in shaping the future of Canadian agriculture.

Your membership is more than just a sign of support — it’s an investment in the health and sustainability of the fresh produce sector. Ensure your voice and interests are effectively represented. So why wait? Join us in our mission to elevate the fresh produce industry to new heights.