Now What?: Part Two: Purple Daze Lavender Farm
By The Canadian Farm Business Management Council
Norfolk is not a place where you’d necessarily expect to find a hotbed of innovative entrepreneurship. Not only did a single crop dominate the area but growers, save those on the marketing board, had no hand in selling it.
Lavender Farmers Get Federal Funding
By Daniel Pearce Simcoe Reformer
Lavender farmers in southern Ontario got a boost Saturday with the announcement of $40,000 in federal funding to help find the best variety to grow in the Ontario Sand Plains region.
Lavender: The scent of an alternative crop leads to official association
By Karen Davidson, Editor, The Grower
Lavender is twitching the noses of several growers, to the point that the first annual meeting of the Ontario Lavender Association just took place at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention.
By Dr. John Kelly, Erie Innovation and Commercialization