Grower Profiles
Another urban agriculture conference was held in Canada mid-August, this time in Toronto – an event largely focused on rooftop farming inside and outside of greenhouses.
New criteria for evaluating products and services have become the norm in just about every market sector – purchases can be “responsible,” “eco-friendly,” “green,” “organic,” and so on.
The last three years at Lowland Gardens in Great Village, N.S., have been largely eventful and successful for co-owners Tony and Gerrie Van Den Hoek.  
As the demand for green roofs grows, greenhouse producers could soon be presented with a new opportunity to grow the sod-like mats that serve as “carpets” for rooftop plant installation.
With a footprint of less than one acre, Fred and Pat Gittings have successfully developed Grandora Gardens into a thriving greenhouse vegetable business.
Checking on newly seeded plants, watering cuttings, taking phone calls from clients, coordinating the work of employees …
I have great memories of Arch Greenhouses that date back to the early 1980s when I met John Clement, the grower (and now the manager as well).
Jim DiMenna has certainly come a long way in the produce industry.
In 1918, Elsie Reford took possession of a summer camp in Grand-Métis, located in the eastern part of Québec and with a magnificent view of the St. Lawrence River.
This is no ordinary greenhouse tour.
Finding, and keeping, your energy edge in today’s greenhouse sector is a constant challenge.
A major 2002 workshop concluded that, despite the many benefits of green roofs in insulating and protecting buildings from the elements
Growing up in a farming community, the obvious thing for Andy Fluit to do was to pursue a career in agriculture.
What do you do when you feel that fossil fuel prices have you over a barrel?
Astone’s throw away from Montreal’s busiest speedways, tomatoes, peppers and eggplants are growing in a commercial-size rooftop greenhouse. Farming in the city is no longer a fantasy.

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