Ralph DeBoer is a partner in and Operations Manager for Rosa Flora Limited. Rosa Flora 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 is now a leading grower of premium cut flowers which it markets in Canada and the US. Rosa Flora is a family business located in Dunnville, Ontario with about 35 acres of modern greenhouses. Ralph’s daily responsibilities include managing all aspects of growing and operations. As part of the greenhouse operations, Ralph oversees the production of heat and electricity from natural gas, biomass and wind power to ensure efficient and sustainable uses of energy.