News Release Fruit and vegetable growers welcome funding to protect farm workers
Fruit and vegetable growers welcome funding to protect farm workers
For immediate release
Guelph ON, May 14, 2020 – Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers are pleased with the announcement of financial supports from the federal and provincial governments to protect agricultural workers on Ontario farms during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The funding can be used for things like buying personal protective equipment, enhanced cleaning and disinfection, and adapting work areas and living spaces to ensure physical distancing as part of efforts to keep essential frontline workers in the agri-food sector safe.