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Welcome to Canada!




Attendance for this event is limited to 75. After registration, no refunds can be made.  

ONLY 14 SPACES REMAIN - REGISTER TODAY!

Copies of both Postharvest Handling of Cut Flowers and Greens and Woody Cut Stems will be for sale at the meeting - no need to pay for postage and handling!

U.S. registration here.  Canadian registration here.


A block of rooms has been reserved for the ASCFG at the
Casablanca Winery Inn in Grimsby.

To make a reservation, please call (905) 309-7171 or (877) 446-5746
before the cutoff date of Thursday, July 6 at 12:00 noon.

Passports required for entrance into Canada. 

PROGRAM

Monday, August 7


8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Tour Green Park Nurseries
430 Metler Road, Ridgeville

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.
Virtual tour of Green Park’s other farms

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included with registration fee)

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Karl Vahrmeyer Jr., Green Park Nurseries
Woodies: which ones should I grow and how long before I can sell them?


1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Kees Van Schaik
Anemone and ranunculus production


2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Sarah Nixon, My Luscious Backyard, Toronto
Urban growing, Toronto style!


3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
B
ill DeReus, L.M. Bolle & Sons, Norwich
Perfect peony production

6:00 p.m.
Meet in lobby of Casablanca Winery Inn for evening activities, planned by attendees via social networking


Tuesday, August 8

 

8:30 a.m. 
Registration

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Tour Wendalane Farms, 5998 Canborough Road, Wellandport

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Jenn Feddema and Bob Gerryts, Wendalane Farms
Farmers’ markets veterans

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Melanie Harrington, Dahlia May Flower Farm, Trenton
Make your social media accounts bloom!

11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on your own and drive on your own to La Primavera Farms, Dundas

Wellandport Market & Deli is just down the road from La Primavera; grab some sandwiches for the road.

1:30 p.m.
La Primavera Farms, 221 Middletown Road, Dundas

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Jessica Dreyer, Fleurish Design Studio, Niagara
Wanna Do “I Do’s”, But How?

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Carole Charbonneau, Flower Towne, Sudbury
Floral design demonstration

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
Natasa Kajganic, Toronto Flower Market

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Self-guided walking tour of La Primavera

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
BBQ dinner at La Primavera

Wednesday, August 9

10:00 a.m.
Optional on-your-own
tour of the Ontario Flower Growers Auction        

THANK YOU, SPONSORS!