York Region Employment Survey: Agriculture

The York Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group is asking for farmers to fill out and return the form below. This will provide them with up-to-date information and assist them in working with York Region for the benefit of the farmers. There is an introduction page...

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CHC AGM 2015

Representatives from HMGA attended the Canadian Horticultural Council’s Annual General Meeting in Quebec City on March 10-12. The participants of the meeting represented fruit and vegetable growers from across the country. Hot topics included Reusable Plastic Containers (RPC’s), labour, environmental concerns, and marketing. Problems...

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Local Food Week

The Holland Marsh Growers’ Association celebrated Local Food Week in various places throughout the area and in different ways. While many of the crops grown in the Marsh are just beginning to grow, this week is a reminder that many of them are still...

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2016 Farmers’ Markets

Bradford Farmers’ MarketMay 28 – October 8, 2016Saturdays 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM​Bradford Library at425 Holland Street West,BradfordFacebook page Canal Road Farmers’ Market​Mon-Thurs: 9:00 – 6:00Friday: 9:00 – 7:00Saturday: 9:00 – 6:00Sunday: ClosedLocated at 1153 Canal Road, Bradford​Website East Gwillimbury Farmers’ MarketMay 26 –...

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First Aid Course

HMGA is offering a Standard First Aid & CPR course for the local growers.This course meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid & CPR.It will be two days, March 24 and 25 from 9:00 to 5:00. The cost is...

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Carrot Fest 2015

On August 15 HMGA took part in the“The World’s Greatest Carrot Festival!”, Bradford West Gwillimbury’sCarrot Fest.Ten thousand1 lb bags of carrots were brought to hand out to visitors. A Gro-Pak Farms tractor hauled in skids of carrots packed by local companies ATV Farms, Gwillimdale...

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Replacement of Hwy 400 North Canal Bridge Comment Period

The public is invited to comment on the proposed Highway 400 bridge replacement over Canal Road and related road improvements. This includes the construction staging, potential impacts to environment, and proposed mitigation strategies. Information on the project itself and the comment process, which is...

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AGM 2015

The HMGA’s Annual General Meeting was held the evening of February 2. It was well attended by 31 farmers representing a mix of types and sizes of farms. Following reports by the Chair and the Association, elections were held to fill the 3 open...

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