Season Extension and On-Farm Storage for Fruit and Vegetable Producers Program
To provide assistance to New Brunswick fruit and mixed vegetable producers to purchase season extension, conditioning and on-farm storage technologies.
A) Eligible Applicants:
• Existing New Brunswick fruit and mixed vegetable producers and New Entrants whose goal is commercial-scale production
B) Eligibility Criteria:
• Activities must be carried out within the province of New Brunswick
• Applicants may be required to submit a business plan and or three-year financial forecast.
The growing season in New Brunswick is short and therefore fruit and mixed vegetable producers have limited time to produce and market their products. Season extension and on-farm storage technologies for fruit and vegetable help producers become more profitable by allowing them to increase their production and by marketing products for a longer period.