About OBGAThe Ontario Berry Growers Association is a provincial organization, which represents strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, cranberry and other berry growers by funding industry promotion and research activities. All facets of the berry industry (wholesale, retail, pick-your-own, and roadside market) are represented by the Ontario Berry Growers Association.
Our voluntary membership is approximately 200 growers who produce 80% of the berry crops grown in Ontario. The OBGA also encourages Corporate Memberships to agribusiness associated with the berry industry. The current estimated farm gate value for fresh berries is in excess of $30,000,000.
The purpose of the OBGA is to: Foster, encourage, and promote all activities for the advancement of the Berry Industry in Ontario; And to: Foster, encourage, and promote better cultural/harvesting and marketing practices through research and extension, and through variety rights and patents.
The OBGA has created this website to give berry lovers in Ontario helpful information on how to find and enjoy farm fresh Ontario Berries. The OBGA also provides up-to-date information on availability of Ontario berries as well as how to find Pick Your Own Berry Farms and Farm Markets in your area.
Fresh Ontario Berries can be enjoyed from May until October. Your local growers are using new growing techniques to extend the season providing sweet fresh berries for 5 months of the year.