Richard Oram to be Inducted into Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame

Richard Oram has been chosen as Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2017 inductee into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame. Mr. Oram has made significant contributions to the agricultural industry and is a worthy inductee.

The Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame celebrates the contributions of individuals to the agriculture industry in Atlantic Canada. Richard Oram’s distinguished career included working with the department for more than 30 years. He is well known for his work to establish a cranberry industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The family farm was started by Richard Oram more than two decades ago. It expanded to include Mark’s Market, located in central Newfoundland, in 2016. The market produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables that are typically, and not so typically, grown in Newfoundland and Labrador.