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Ontario goes B-A-N-A-N-A-S : A farm in Southwestern Ontario is growing tropical fruit so delicious it's causing fights at markets. As Miranda Keyes reports, the Canada Banana Farms could inspire a national movement

Sep 22, 2018 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Terry Brake's farmhouse in Blyth, Ont., about 200 kilometres west of Toronto, looks just like any other farm, with stretches of waving green grass, a tractor with a flat bed waiting to get to work and stacks of chopped wood piled neatly for the winter. But when Brake, a mechanical engineer turned farmer, opened the doors to his greenhouse, I realized his farm is anything but ordinary. It's downright tropical.

A slap of steamy air hit me as I entered and warm drops of condensation dripped o...