The Berry Growers of Ontario (BGO) is a provincial organization which represents blueberry, raspberry, and strawberry growers, by funding industry promotion and research activities as well as educational events for our members. They represent approximately 200 members!
Did you know that:
The current estimated farm gate value for fresh berries is in excess of $40,000,000.
Fresh field grown Ontario Berries can be enjoyed from May until October. Your local growers are using new growing techniques to extend the season providing sweet fresh berries for 5 months of the year!
New to Ontario is the availability of greenhouse grown strawberries providing local strawberries 12 months of the year. Greenhouse raspberries and blueberries could be next!
For helpful information from the Berry Growers of Ontario, please visit their website and be sure to visit a Pick Your Own Berry Farm when local berries are in season!
There is even a helpful farm locator tool!
Learn more at www.ontarioberries.com and follow them on social media, too!