23 mai 2020

Ontario’s flower producers hit hard by pandemic as the industry wilts


Open this photo in gallery Len Vander Lugt, president and owner of Aldershot Greenhouses Ltd., is photographed amongst some of the Cho roses the company grows, on May 13, 2020. Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Len Vander Lugt will never forget March 15. One after another, customers cancelled orders for thousands upon thousands of miniature roses. Employees, anxious over the spread of the novel coronavirus, began to grow frightened about coming to work. “That was the day panic over the coronavirus [...]