We are committing $33 million to big ideas that will extend the growing season of berries in Canada.

Why now?

The Challenge

Eleven teams are future-proofing food production in Canada

Meet the Grantees

What is the Homegrown Innovation Challenge?

The Homegrown Innovation Challenge highlights the necessity—and opportunity—for innovation, integration, education, and collaboration in the Canadian agricultural sector. Canadian farmers and tech innovators need to play a leadership role in the future of food production: together. There is a place on the farm for engineers, scientists, and academics. Farms of the future will have to adopt new approaches and technologies in order to improve efficiency and sustainability, with value to growers at top of mind. 

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