Ready, Set, Build!

06 April 2022
The Vermillion Growers team has been working diligently to ensure the success of the Dauphin greenhouse project. As so many businesses, both existing and new, we too have been experiencing supply chain and international shipping delays. At this time, we are happy to report that the backlog on shi...

Investor Highlight

19 July 2021
  July 19, 2021 Vermillion Growers is very proud and humbled to have a large number of investors, all a diverse group made of of individuals who, for one reason or another, believe in us and our tagline of Growing Food, Growing People, and Growing Communities. Our prioritizing the triple bo...

What About Jobs?

20 May 2021
  May 20, 2021 One litmus test for a healthy economy is the number of small - to medium-sized businesses that make a particular community home. In the case of Vermillion Growers, Phase One positions the greenhouse to be one of the largest small business employers (classified as 1 – 99 employees...

The Greenhouse Co.

04 May 2021
    May 4, 2021   A project with the magnitude of the greenhouse that we are building in Dauphin, Manitoba requires expertise and experience. In our September 2020 blog entry, we introduced you to our Project Engineer, Cormac Foster. Cormac is working directly with all of our vendors, and t...

From Seed to Store: The Life of a Tomato at Vermillion Growers

22 March 2021
  March 22, 2021 We often talk about precision agriculture and how producing tomatoes year-round in our state-of-the-art greenhouse will help in our mission of locally growing food, people, and communities. Our production process is different than traditional farming, so we decided to introd...

Growing People: The Vermillion Growers Team

16 February 2021
February 16, 2021 Last fall we introduced a new series for our blog which focuses on the center of our tagline, “Growing Food, Growing People, Growing Communities:” Growing People. This allows us to introduce you to some of the most valuable resources we have at Vermillion Growers. Once our g...

The Year of the Tomato!

19 January 2021
  January 19, 2021   Welcome to the Year of the Tomato!   Happy New Year from all of us at Vermillion Growers! This year promises to be the most exciting for all of us as we enter the year which will see our state-of-the-art glass greenhouse completed and the planting of our first crop - t...

Winter Activity at Vermillion Growers

30 November 2020
November 30, 2020 Manitobans love to joke, usually rather deadpan, that we only have two seasons: winter and construction. While we usually refer to construction as our suffering longer commute times due to road repairs, the idea that all construction ceases completely in the winter is inherent ...

Vermillion Growers and Assiniboine Community College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

25 October 2020
October 25, 2020 In our Blog, we often refer to our tagline of Growing Food, Growing People, and Growing Communities. Today we have the privilege of sharing the marriage of all three in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Brandon, Manitoba’s Assiniboine Community College (ACC). Brandon is a...

Growing People: The Vermillion Growers Team

28 September 2020
September 28, 2020 This month we introduce a new series for our blog. Considering our tagline, “Growing Food, Growing People, Growing Communities,” we will focus on the center one – Growing People – and introduce you to some of the most valuable resources we have at Vermillion. This month, we...

Our Build Continues Despite Covid 19 Challenges

31 August 2020
August 31, 2020 Over the past months, we have all been inundated with COVID-19 related material. From protocols on social distancing, to the number of cases since we first heard about coronavirus, nothing has affected us as a society this year as much as COVID-19 has. Obviously, Vermillion Gro...

Working Together with the Province of Manitoba

23 July 2020
  July 23, 2020   On Friday, June 26, Vermillion Growers was proud to host members of our provincial and municipal levels of government as the Province of Manitoba officially announced funding of up to $4.2 million, through tax-increment financing, to our state-of-the-art greenhouse project ...

Site Tours a Success!

21 June 2020
June 21, 2020   One of the joys of progress in any project is sharing the progress with others. Along with showing all of you our status updates in our monthly blog posts, we were thrilled to invite our current investors and other special guests, including members of governm...

Food Security and Vermillion Growers

20 May 2020
May 20, 2020 The May Long Weekend is typically the time in Southern Manitoba when we mark the unofficial beginning of summer. Though the summer solstice is still more than a month away, it’s the May Long when folks tend to flock to open their cabins and cottages, golfers start to hit the links...

Spring at Vermillion Growers

19 April 2020
  April 19, 2020   It’s April, and the first full month of spring! The mild weather is certainly welcome, as it is a preface to an even more active construction season on our site! Of course, we are presented with some obvious challenges, which we are meeting head-on, and we wanted to share ...

March Progress Update

19 March 2020
  March 19, 2020    Every month, we are delighted to share with you information and progress regarding our exciting, state-of-the-art, greenhouse project in Dauphin, Manitoba. This month’s blog entry is bittersweet because our progress on site, which has been fantastic, has been overshadowed...

Sustainability - Part Two

19 February 2020
February 19, 2020    In many of our discussions with investors, partners, and other interested parties, we often mention that when we are up and running we will deliver tomatoes from farm to table in 24 hours. Part of why we hand-picked Dauphin, Manitoba as the site for our state-of-the-art gre...

LET THERE BE WALLS

28 January 2020
January 28, 2020 Progress Update  Vermillion Growers has reached a milestone in the construction of its commercial greenhouse and would like to acknowledge the work that has gone into the project to date. Horizon Builders has been an integral part of the first phase of construction, taking on...

Sustainable Farming: Part One

20 January 2020
January 20, 2020 Sustainability - Part One    Whether people discuss traditional farming or state-of-the-art greenhouses like the one Vermillion Growers is building in Dauphin, and whether the conversation takes place at the restaurant, grocery store, or kitchen, the words, “sustainable,” or, ...

Happy Holidays from the Vermillion Growers Build Site!

19 December 2019
  December 18, 2019 In this blog entry, we are pleased to reveal the design of our warehouse, currently under construction at the site of our state-of-the-art greenhouse. There may be a few tweaks between now and completion, but the above conceptual rendering of the warehouse is the design ...

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