Hugh Kruzel from Laurentian University's CKLU 96.7 FM radio station in Sudbury, Ontario interviews Jenny Fortier, the owner of Northern Wildflowers. 
July 28, 2023
CBC Listen - Morning North with Markus Schwabe: Sudbury company supports tea homebrewers
Jenny Fortier is the owner and founder of Northern Wildflowers, based in Sudbury. They grow and sell native wildflower and heirloom vegetable seeds, including a wild tea seed collection.
By 2030, it will be necessary to revegetate at least one billion hectares of land worldwide to reach the United Nation’s sustainable development goals. Canada has set an ambitious goal to conserve and revegetate 30% of the country’s land mass by 2030. As global leaders in sustainable resource development, the Canadian mining sector has a unique opportunity to contribute to these shared goals.
May 25, 2023
Greater Sudbury Chamber Bell Business Excellence Awards: 
At the end of May, we were honoured to be nominated as a finalist in the Innovation category at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce's Annual Business Excellence Awards, presented by Bell.

The win went to our very deserving co-finalists at NSS Canada Congrats to their team 👏
Many thanks to our friends at Incapture and Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce for a chance to share a bit of what we do with our local business community.
Seed-based restoration refers to the practice of sewing native plant seeds to restore degraded sites.
April 10, 2023
Northern Ontario Business: Grant will help seed company expand wildflower line

Northern Wildflowers' is the recipient of a $20,000 grant that will help it produce more varieties of wildflowers for sale across the country.
March 23, 2023
Chatham-Kent This Week: Garden Clippings: Gardeners recognizing value in wildflowers

John DeGroots from DeGroot's Nurseries in Sarnia, Ontario, shares information about wildflowers and Northern Wildflowers.
Jenny Fortier est interviewée par Sihem Leila Gadi de radio-canada. Elle parle de notre nouvelle gamme canadienne de semences de légumes Cutleaf.
February 7, 2023
Northern Ontario Business: Sudbury seed provider expanding across Canada

A new line of farmer-grown fruit and vegetable seeds launched by Northern Wildflowers has taken off in the eastern part of the country.
February 7, 2023
Last week our CEO Jenny had the opportunity to chat with Jordan and Sofia of Our Growing Experiment. From climate change, to pollinator and plant relationships, to the lawn as a cultural construct, to using native grasses for carbon capture to under-population, man did this chat cover a lot of ground 😀. Watch the full podcast episode at the link below or visit Our Growing Experiment on Instagram.
November 30, 2022
ICI interviewe plusieurs experts, dont notre Jenny Fortier par rapport à la préparation aux urgences environnementales.

Northern Wildflowers is growing and distributing perennial wildflower seeds for companies looking for ways to re-green mining sites as part of remediation efforts.

November 7, 2022
Northern Ontario Business: From mine site to pollinators paradise

Jenny Fortier and Northern Wildflowers plying their expertise to help regenerate mine sites.

We’re travelling all the way to Sudbury to say hello to one of our 2021 RT Foundation Award recipients, Northern Wildflowers. The journey of Jenny, founder and CEO of Northern Wildflowers, is anything but boring.

September 22, 2022
YMCA Northeastern Ontario: YMCA Employer Spotlight

YMCA speaks with Jenny Fortier and takes a tour of our Northern Wildflowers farm.

Jenny Fortier is a guest speaker on CIM Mining Now's podcast. She talks about how our native wildflower seed is used in the mine site restoration.
June 18, 2022
YMCA Northeastern Ontario: TD's $25K donation supports regreening at Kivi Park

R.L. Beattie Public School students planted more than 1,000 native shrubs and wildflowers provided by Northern Wildflowers at the park.

In this video, Jenny Fortier of Northern Wildflowers Inc. and Dr Bob Bors of the University of Saskatchewan discuss pollinators' value and practical application in agriculture. This video was originally presented as part of the 2022 Northern Ontario Ag Conference.
January 19, 2022
CBC Listen - Morning North with Markus Schwabe: 
Sudbury's seed shopping season starts.

Don’t let the snow fool you — it’s the time of the year when gardeners begin scouring seed catalogues to get their desired species for the coming growing season. Jenny Fortier, owner of Northern Wildflowers, shares how the season is going so far.

November 30, 2021
Rootree Inc: 2021 RT | Foundation Award Recipients
We are so excited to announce that we were the recipients of the 2021 Rootree Foundation Award. Read the whole story from Rootree Inc (link above). Some of the reasons we were selected for the award include:
  • Our ongoing efforts to eliminating plastic from our business operations and  packaging
  • Our promise to donate a minimum of 1% of our annual sales to causes supporting urban food security, outdoor classrooms, and re-greening.
  • Our plan to work toward achieving our goal of becoming carbon negative in 2022.


February 08, 2021 
West Nipissing farmer...

As part of this article, CBC Sudbury highlights the expansion of our Native Wildflower seed production efforts to meet increased demands sparked by the surge of new “pandemic gardeners.”

November 17, 2020

THE SAULT STARWildflower restoration gets...
The Sault Star delves into the joint efforts of retired forestry seed researcher, Tom Nolan, and our CEO Jenny Fortier, to help restore Northern native wildflower populations.

September 28, 2020
CTV NEWS: Wildflower seeds harvested ...

CTV Northern Ontario interviews our owner Jenny Fortier about the importance of Native Wildflower Seed production in improving ecological biodiversity in our region and beyond.