Vegetable transplants are now available for commercial producers

    The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture offers high-quality, low-cost vegetable transplants to eligible commercial farmers to help increase the production and variety of produce grown in the province, promote higher marketable yields and earlier harvests, and support food self-sufficiency.

    Applications for the 2024 Vegetable Transplant Program are open to commercial vegetable producers until February 8th. The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture offers high-quality, low-cost vegetable transplants to eligible commercial farmers to help increase the production and variety of produce grown in the province, promote higher marketable yields and earlier harvests, and support food self-sufficiency. In 2023, the Vegetable Transplant Program provided 4.3 million vegetable transplants to 123 farmers. Available crop varieties include cabbage, rutabaga, broccoli, cauliflower, onion, kale, lettuce, leek and asparagus – all grown at the Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Development in Wooddale. The 2024 program guide and online application form are available on the Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture website

     

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