Chair, Member of the Management Committee Apples
Charles Stevens owns and operates Wilmot Orchards near Newcastle with his wife Judi and daughter Courtney, with 83 acres of apple orchards as well as 21 acres of pick your own blueberries. He previously was chair of the Crop Protection Committee at the Canadian Horticultural Council. He is the current Chair of the Ontario Apple Growers, where he has served as a director since 2006. In 1999, Charles was the recipient of the Golden Apple Award, which is given annually to a grower who has made outstanding contributions to the Ontario apple industry. Charles became vice chair of the OFVGA board in 2019 and was named Chair in 2022.