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 *

Ruffini Stephen C
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
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer /
(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 618599 D  
Common Shares 45800 I See footnote (1)

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  (2)3/12/2029 Common Shares 100000 $13.82 (3)D  
Options  (4)3/14/2023 Common Shares 100000 $0.65 (3)D  
Options  (5)3/14/2022 Common Shares 50000 $0.96 (3)D  
Options  (6)3/18/2024 Common Shares 75000 $1.12 (3)D  
Options  (7)5/20/2021 Common Shares 50000 $0.94 (3)D  
Restricted Share Units  (8) (8)Common Shares 170000  (8)D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Held through an Individual Retirement Account ("IRA").
(2) 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 100,000 Options are unvested.
(3) Converted to USD based on the average daily exchange rate of the Bank of Canada reported on December 20, 2019.
(4) The Options were issued on March 14, 2013 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(5) The Options were issued on March 14, 2012 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(6) The Options were issued on March 18, 2014 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(7) The Options were issued on May 20, 2011 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
(8) 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
Ruffini Stephen C
C/O VILLAGE FARMS INTERNATIONAL, INC
4700 80TH STREET
DELTA, A1 V4K 3N3
X
Chief Financial Officer

Signatures
/s/Stephen C. Ruffini1/1/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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