Jan VanderHout - TOGA President

Jan VanderHout is co-owner of Beverly Greenhouses Ltd in Waterdown. Beverly Greenhouses have been growing greenhouse English cucumbers for over 50 years and have 22 acres of greenhouse production. Jan has been serving on the TOGA board since 2003, and is the President of The Ontario Greenhouse Alliance and also the Vice Chair for District 2 at the Ontario Greenhouse…
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Bryan Van Geest - TOGA Treasurer

Bryan Van Geest is a co owner of Van Geest Bros. Limited with my brother. Specialing in quality cut flowers. We are a second generation grower. My father started the company back in 1959 and we come from a line of growers. Van Geest Bros. grows cut Gerbera and mini gerbera a cut mums. The greenhouses are located in Grimsby…
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Hemmo Oosterveen

Hemmo Oosterveen was born in De Lier Holland. As a young boy he spent his spare time working in local greenhouses, which gave him the interest and desire to enroll in the Horticultural School in De Lier. After graduation he went to Canada, and spent 3 Months working at Westbrook Greenhouses, which confirmed to him that Canada was a land…
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Ralph DeBoer

Ralph DeBoer is a partner and Operations Manager for Rosa Flora Ltd. Rosa Flora Ltd. has been a grower and wholesaler of fresh cut flowers for over 35 years. Rosa Flora began as a small grower of hybrid tea roses, but now grows many varieties of floral product. They are a family business located in Dunnville, Ontario and currently operate…
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Rejean Picard - TOGA Secretary

Retired after 38 years in senior management with one of Canada's leading floriculture companies. Currently serving as Policy Advisor for Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. and providing private management advisory services to the floriculture sector.
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George Gilvesy

George Gilvesy was recently appoint Chair of Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) after being the General Manager since 2009. George started work on the family farm in Tillsonburg after graduating from the Ivey School of Business at UWO in 1979. His work off the farm includes 18 years with the Tobacco Board, with four years as Chair and ten years…
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Kevin Safrance

Kevin Safrance is the Chief Operating Officer of Mastronardi Produce Ltd, located in Kingsville, Ontario. Founded in 1954, Mastronardi Produce is a fourth generation family owned greenhouse company. The company grows uniquely flavorful tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and strawberries under their SUNSET® brand, with distribution across North America. Kevin leads operations and business development, overseeing construction and expansions of new and…
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TOGA Represents The Ontario Greenhouse Sector On Behalf Of Its Two Members

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