Events

Ontario Haskap Day in Toronto

DATE

August 16, 2015

TIME

03:00pm

Location

Boreal Berry Farm & Winery
St. Charles ON

Description

Loretta Bors, author of the Haskap Cookbook will host the first Haskap cooking demonstration on the celebrity chef stage!

August 16th 2015, Ontario Celebration Zone, Toronto Harborfront 3pm

North America's largest haskap event, the Ontario Haskap and Specialty Fruit Symposium is a don't miss event on haskap and specialty fruits.!

Greg Melien, Boreal Berry Farm & Winery Presents Haskap farming in Ontario - planting, growing and marketing Haskap

Dr Bob Bors from the University of Saskatchewan presents:

“Haskap harvesting and products” Harvesting methods will be discussed. In detail the characteristics of haskap fruit will be discussed, both nutraceutical values and usefulness in value added products.


Dr. Bob Bors

Dr. Bob Bors is the Head of the Domestic Fruit Program and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan, and lead's Canada's development of haskap berries. He began in 1999 to head the Fruit Program at the university.. Bob obtained a BSC from the University of Maryland, and a PHD from the University of Guelph. Bob's research focuses on breeding, tissue culture, propagation, disease screening, and interspecific hybridization of hort crops with emphasis on fruit and ornamentals.

Dr. Bors will share his research experience growing and breeding cold-tolerant fruit, as well as techniques for selecting which fruits to grow in the north.



Greg Melien, Boreal Berry Farm & Winery.

A natural, biodynamic fruit farm and winery in Northern Ontario, and Ontario's first commercial Haskap Farm. Boreal Berry Farm & Winery grows Haskap, Dwarf Sour Cherries and Saskatoons and offers tours, educational seminars and demonstrations for growers and gardeners interested in northern hardy fruits.

Greg Melien will discuss growing and marketing haskap in Ontario.


Phone the Ontario Haskap Association at 705-920-7096 for more information.

Don't miss event for anyone involved with Haskap and Specialty Fruits!

Have questions about Ontario Haskap and Specialty Fruit Symposium? Contact Ontario Haskap Association At the Celebration Toronto Harborfront!
Hear Dr.Bob Bob Bors from the university of Saskatchewan talk about growing haskap, try haskap samples and learn all there is to know about this unique new fruit!

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