Meet the Growers

The accidental cider business

It was their daughter’s exchange semester in Scotland that helped chart a new and unexpected path for long-time Norfolk County apple growers Anita and Steve Buehner. They’ve been in the apple... read more

A helping hand for new apple growers

The learning curve is steep and the sheer volume of things you don’t know can seem overwhelming when you’re starting into something new – and apple growing is no different. To... read more

Canada’s most southerly orchard is at the forefront of new fruit varieties

By Lilian Schaer Harrow – There’s an orchard on the shores of Lake Erie where you can get apple varieties that aren’t readily available anywhere else. Doug Balsillie and Leslie Huffman Balsillie... read more

Connecting consumers, kids and apples

Sharing their passion for apples with consumers and young people is central to marketing and outreach activities at Great Lakes Farms. Since 2008, MaryAnne and Joe Van De Gevel have been... read more

Meet a lifelong Ontario apple grower

When Hector Delanghe first started farming, Louis St. Laurent was Prime Minister of Canada, the Yonge subway line in Toronto was newly opened, and construction had just begun on the... read more