We all appreciate that “good things grow in Ontario.” From apples to zucchinis to everything in between, more than 200 kinds of nutritious, high-quality products are grown and processed right here at home all year round. Even more impressive — and what makes our agri-food industry so renowned — are the dedicated, hardworking people who ensure those good things grow, and who continue to produce the food that sustains us during this crisis. We are truly fortunate for the diverse range of products Ontario farmers and food processors bring to our tables every day.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak emerged, it has never been more evident to Ontarians just how vital our agri-food sector is to our health and our economy. The vital work the sector does — day in and day out — is inspiring.
Ontario farmers and food processors show the best of our province and remind us that we’re all in this fight together. The “Ontario spirit” about which Premier Ford often speaks — our sense of togetherness at a time of great difficulty — certainly shines through everyone contributing to our agri-food sector.