Consultation Response: Key priorities for the Ontario’s fruit and vegetable sector
The Honourable Ernie Hardeman, MPP
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Thank you for the invitation to attend the July 10, 2019 stakeholder meeting and the opportunity to help you prepare for the 2019 Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture Annual Conference. As the leading voice for Ontario’s fruit and vegetable farmers in Ontario, the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) appreciates the opportunity to provide you with our perspectives.
Outlined below are the key priorities for the Ontario’s fruit and vegetable sector as they relate to financial protection, labour, crop protection, business risk management, trade and plastics.
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