Canada: Van Belle named Grower of the Year

"We’re honoured and humbled to receive the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association’s 2016 Grower of the Year award," Van Belle Nursery write on their blog after having received the CNLA award. "The thirteenth annual National Awards of Landscape Excellence, which took place August 17th in Kelowna, British Columbia, was a proud night for the green industry in Canada. Congratulations to each of the fine individuals and organizations that received honours at the event."



Award ceremony
The thirteenth annual National Awards of Landscape Excellence took place August 17th in Kelowna, British Columbia. The BC Landscape Awards of Excellence were also presented during the ceremony. In attendance were the CNLA Board of Directors, BCLNA members, representatives from Caterpillar Inc., DynaSCAPE Software, FCA Canada, HortProtect, Kubota, as well as other distinguished guests and sponsors.
 
Also in attendance, was MP Stephen Fuhr, who announced the contribution of $1.1 million to grow the domestic and international market for Canadian ornamental horticulture. MP Fuhr's announcement was well received by everyone in the room, as this significant investment in Canada's nursery and landscape sector will benefit the entire value chain, from the grower to the consumer. CNLA President, Rene Thiebaud, confirmed that the funding will be used in a variety of projects dedicated to increasing market exposure of Canadian ornamental horticulture products.

For more information:
Van Belle Nursery
34825 Hallert Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 1R3
Toll Free: 1-888-826-2355
Tel: 604-853-3415
Fax: 604-853-6282
www.vanbelle.com

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