FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

McLernon John R.
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
1/1/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Village Farms International, Inc. [VFF]
(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O VILLAGE FARMS INTERNATIONAL, INC, 4700 80TH STREET
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__X__ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
(Street)

DELTA, A1 V4K 3N3      

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)

_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Shares 31000 D  
Common Shares 30000 I Held through Spouse 
Common Shares 9600 I See footnote (1)
Common Shares 23500 I See footnote (2)
Common Shares 14300 I See footnote (3)
Common Shares 500 I See footnote (4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Options  (5)3/29/2026 Common Shares 25000 $1.09 (6)D  
Options  (7)3/12/2029 Common Shares 20000 $13.82 (6)D  
Options  (8)6/5/2028 Common Shares 50000 $4.40 (6)D  
Options  (9)3/18/2024 Common Shares 25000 $1.12 (6)D  
Restricted Share Units (10) (10) (10)Common Shares 20000  (10)D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Held through a Tax Free Savings Account ("TFSA").
(2) Held through a Retirement Income Fund ("RIF").
(3) Held through a TFSA for Peggy Elizabeth McLernon (Reporting Person's Spouse).
(4) Held through a RIF for Peggy Elizabeth McLernon (Reporting Person's Spouse).
(5) The Options were issued on March 29, 2016 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(6) Converted to USD based on the average daily exchange rate of the Bank of Canada reported on December 20, 2019.
(7) The Options were issued on March 12, 2019 and will vest over a three year period, with one-third (1/3) of the issued Options vesting on each of the first 3 anniversaries of the date of the grant. As of the date hereof, all 20,000 Options are unvested.
(8) The Options were issued on June 5, 2018 and will vest over a three year period, with one-third (1/3) of the issued Options vesting on each of the first 3 anniversaries of the date of the grant. As of the date hereof, 16,667 Options have vested and 33,333 Options are unvested.
(9) The Options were issued on March 18, 2014 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(10) The Restricted Share Units ("RSUs") represent the contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's Common Shares, and do not require payment of a conversion or exercise price. The RSUs vest as certain performance related events are achieved. To date, the performance criteria for these RSUs have not yet been satisfied. The RSUs will expire upon the Reporting Person's resignation from the Issuer.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
McLernon John R.
C/O VILLAGE FARMS INTERNATIONAL, INC
4700 80TH STREET
DELTA, A1 V4K 3N3
X



Signatures
/s/Stephen C. Ruffini, Attorney-in-Fact1/1/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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