FVGO Promotional Activities

  • Provincial Transit Campaign featuring the tagline "Fresh from our Fields to your table "
  • Foodland Ontario Retailer Competition: Great Big Winter Veggie Competition
  • Good Food Festival, Toronto, trade show booth
  • Radio tags: 4 weeks of weather tags spaced throughout the province: Windsor – Ottawa.
  • Billboard: Ontario Food Terminal billboard, reminding people to eat their veggies.
  • Global TV: Ontario Grows Series. More..
  • Foodland Ontario Retailer Competition: Fall Harvest Competition

Upcoming & Recent Promotions

FVGO has lots of fun planned for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 2 - 11, 2007
The Direct Energy Centre
Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON

Rene's & FVGO Tasting Demos - Oct 5 & 6

Real Canadian Superstore - Oct 5, 2007 - Oak Park Blvd - Oakville

ALUS LAUNCH Delhi, Sept 20/07

FVGO Booth and Information @ the ALUS Launch - Alternative Land Use Services

Transit Ads across the province promoting Fresh Ontario vegetables

Interior signage on bus or subways across the province

Western Fair - September 7 – 16, 2007

FVGO entered a new promotion arena and sponsored the new cooking stage at London's Western Fair

Cooking demos were featured nightly throughout the fair at five and seven pm. Focusing on the promotion of our bounty of fresh Ontario vegetables and encouraging the consumer to demand Ontario grown produce at their local supermarkets. Our message of buying fresh Ontario vegetables had many heads nodding in agreement in the audience. FGVO featured local cooking talent for our cooking demos>

Chris Squire, resident chef at "Kiss the Cook" in London, Kathleen Ashton, professional Home Economist, London & our own Sue McLarty & Luanne Brien, Ridgetown & FVGO staff

Sue McLarty & Luanne Brien Western Fair 2007. Featured recipe - Veggie Wraps

Some of FVGO's featured Local cooking Talent included Chris Squire, resident chef at "Kiss the Cook" in London

Kathleen Ashton (PHE - London) as she prepares Freezer Salsa


Pictured: Sue McLarty - FVGO, Denton Hoffman - OAGMB, Minister Dombrosky

FVGO participated in the successful launch of the Government of Ontario's PICK ONTARIO FRESHNESS strategy on the lawn of the legislature, June 21, 2007


Good Food Festival and Market

FVGO was showcased on the "Food for Families Stage" at the 2007 Good Food Festival & Market held April 27 - 29th at the International Centre in Toronto

2007 Contest Draw Winners

2007 Ontario Fruit & Vegetables Convention – St. Catherines

Draw Winners
First Prize: Bryan Durst
Second Prize: Chris Numan
Third prize: Ruth Downey


56th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference

Draw Winners
First prize: Mike Miedema
Second prize: Adam Koch
Third prize: Bob Carrel

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2006

CHEF CHRIS @ RAWF on the "To Your Good Health Stage"

Tom & Barb Miedema @ RAWF Booth

Larry Verbeek @ RAWF Booth

Ontario Grows with Susan Hay at Wm Almas & Son Ltd Cauliflower Farm

Billboard at Ontario Food Terminal I

FVGO Billboard