McGregor's Produce Lives at Glenroy Farm

Updated: Feb 15 15
 Created: Jan 28 15

Built in 1886 with Locally Quarried Limestone

Glenroy Farm is the home of the McGregor family and McGregor's Produce. It's a 200-acre working farm owned by the McGregor family since 1856.

Five generations of McGregor's have farmed here, and the current crew spans three generations. Each residing in the stone farmhouse at Glenroy, which was built in 1886 with locally quarried limestone.

Welcome! Where green initiatives, community involvement and contributing back are important to our family.

Updated: May 26 15
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Using the tractor to secure plastic mulch to rows
The three McGregor men

Updated: May 26 15
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Sign showing organizations we are part of:  Ontario Farm Environmental Coalition, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, and others

Green Initiatives

As farmers, we know how important it is to protect our environment.  Here are some of the initiatives we have undertaken to keep our farming green.

  • Recycling
  • Composting
  • Re-use
  • Drip Irrigation for more efficient water usage
  • Biodegradable field plastic and bags
  • Manual Labour practices ex) hand weeding, tilling, picking by hand
  • Use of GPS (Global Positioning Systems)
  • Efficient drainage throughout our fields
  • row covers

Updated: May 26 15
 Created: Jan 28 15

Collage of photos from strawberry social fundraiser for Hospice Renfrew

Community Involvement

The McGregor family is proud to be involved in the local community. We feel that by giving back we say "thank you" for all of the business local patrons have given us.

We think taking part is essential to a healthy and strong community. Providing donations to local events or charities is how we feel that we can help to achieve this goal.

Updated: May 26 15
 Created: Jan 28 15

Other Contributions

Here are some of the other community efforts supported by McGregor's Produce.

  • Hospice Renfrew
  • Renfrew Victoria Hospital - "Equip for Care" Fundraiser
  • Arnprior District Memorial Hospital
  • Reach for the Rainbow Telethon - Sunshine Coach Fundraiser
  • Pembroke Farmers' Market Building Fundraiser
  • Lochwinnoch Presbyterian Church- Strawberry Social and Fall Corn Boil
  • L'Arche Foundation (Arnprior) - Fall Golf Benefit
  • Bonnechere Manor - Day Program
  • Local Elementary School Fundraisers