Art has over 35 years of extensive agricultural production experience. As Vice President, Mushroom Operations and Vice President, Special Projects at one of the most innovative and diversified family-farm operations in southwestern Ontario, he was responsible for the development and oversight of initiatives that enabled the expansion of operations and products. Art demonstrated a proven ability to recognize inefficiencies and improve productivity, resulting in growing the business into the largest mushroom producer in Canada with over 1000 employees and 5 locations across the country.