Village Farms Income Fund Announces May Monthly Distribution

    VANCOUVER, May 20 /CNW/ - Village Farms Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:
VFF.UN) today declared a cash distribution of $0.005 per unit for the month
ending May 2009. The distribution will be paid on June 30, 2009 to unitholders
of record at the close of business on May 29, 2009. Unitholders who are
non-residents of Canada may be subject to withholding taxes in respect of any
distributions by the Fund.

    About Village Farms

    Village Farms is one of the largest producers, marketers and distributors
of premium-quality, greenhouse grown tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers in
North America. This premium product, as well as product produced under
exclusive arrangements with other greenhouse producers, is grown in
sophisticated, highly efficient and intensive agricultural greenhouse
facilities located in British Columbia and Texas. Village Farms' products are
marketed and distributed under the Village Farms(R) brand primarily to retail
grocers and dedicated fresh food distributors throughout the United States and
Canada. Village Farms currently operates distribution centres located in key
markets in the United States and Canada. Since its inception, Village Farms
has been guided by sustainable agricultural principles which integrate three
main goals; environmental health, economic profitability, and social &
economic equality.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This news release includes statements about expected future events and/or
financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and
uncertainties. The Fund cautions that actual performance will be affected by a
number of factors, many of which are beyond its control. Future events and
results may vary substantially from what the Fund currently foresees.

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For further information:

For further information: Stephen C. Ruffini, Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer, Village Farms Canada Limited Partnership, (732)

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