Ashley Owen Wins 2022 Peak of the Market Ltd. Bursary
Ashley Owen of Wrentham, Alberta was selected as the recipient of the inaugural 2022 Peak of the Market Ltd. Bursary. “We’re thrilled for this opportunity to support a student who is so eager to learn about agriculture, and more specifically, the potato industry,” said Pamela Kolochuk,...
Peak of the Market Donates to St. John Ambulance
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce an important contribution of $10,000 toward St. John Ambulance and their Building on a Caring Tradition capital campaign. The campaign supports the construction of a new training facility for thousands of students, volunteers, and clients. This facility...
Peak Teams Up with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to team up with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers once per month to pack and deliver fresh produce to community service groups in the city. In some instances, these groups then distribute the produce to people in our community experiencing food insecurity. In other cases,...
Peak of the Market Donates to STARS
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce a $30,000 donation towards an important piece of neonatal transport equipment. The purchase of a specialized incubator mount will allow STARS’ new Airbus H145 helicopters to safely transport neonatal patients who require an incubator, ensuring the new...
Peak of the Market Makes Donation to U of M
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce a $100,000 contribution towards creating a Research Chair in Potato Sustainability at the University of Manitoba. By working together, industry and the university will work to make Manitoba a world leader in cutting-edge potato research and education to...
Sneak Peek: Dufferin Market Gardens
We're creating a video to show how vegetables are grown in a short growing season here in Manitoba. Follow along as we take you through all seasons of the growing cycle at Dufferin Market Gardens. Click here to check out the video.
Peak of the Market Ltd. Donates $50K to Ag Education
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce a significant partnership with Agriculture in the Classroom - Manitoba (AITC-M). Read full article
Province Introduces New Legislation
Manitoba’s archaic quota system for table potatoes and other root vegetables could finally be buried by the time this year’s crop is in the ground. Provincial legislation was introduced this week that will end the quota system and allow Peak of the Market Ltd. to transition from a regulated...
Potato Week 2022
Potato Week 2022 celebrates Manitoba potatoes, the Growers who expertly produce them and the restaurants that creatively prepare them. Click on the image above to check out our latest video.
Potato Farm Named Grower of the Year
A commitment to food safety and meeting top grading standards are paying off for the Schmidt family. Peter Schmidt and son Juston were recently recognized by Peak of the Market Ltd. and received the Grower of the Year award. Peak of the Market Ltd. chief executive officer Pamela Kolochuk said the...
Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Beyond
Peak of the Market Ltd. CEO Pamela Kolochuk is putting focus back on the roots of the nearly 80-year-old organization: growers. "Manitoba vegetable growers are very forward-thinking," she says. Read the full article (PDF)
Happy Holidays from Your Produce Industry Family
Staff from Peak of the Market Ltd. packed up Manitoba potatoes and onions to donate to a variety of important community-service groups. https://theproducenews.com/sightings/happy-holidays-your-produce-industry-family-0