New Program Helps Greenhouse Growers Recover - Hurricane Fiona

Friday, February 10, 2023

A new provincial government program will help farmers replace greenhouses damaged during hurricane Fiona. The $3-million Fiona Greenhouse Replacement Program helps registered farm owners build or buy new greenhouses, grow tunnels and other related infrastructure. Eligible expenses include structures, electrical and heating equipment, tools and technology used to monitor and control climate, and associated labour costs.

The funding received by successful applicants will vary by structure;

  • up to $10 per square foot for heated greenhouses
  • $7.50 per square foot for unheated greenhouses
  • $5 per square foot for grow tunnels
Applications are available here and will be accepted until February 28. Those who have previously applied for greenhouse-related assistance through the Fiona Agricultural Disaster Assistance program do not need to apply again - a case manager will reach out to you directly. 

For more information, check out the official news release!

Posted by: Talia Plaskett