Sarah Sache

BC Dairy Farmer


When Sarah Sache was growing up, a life as a dairy farmer was never something that she imagined for herself. Now with her husband Gene and their family, they ...
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Aretha Westenenk

BC Dairy Farmer


Putting the cows first is a priority for Aretha Westenenk. Benco Holsteins, located in beautiful Chilliwack, has been in the family for over 60 years. One of ...
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Kristin Dahl

BC Dairy Farmer


Kristin Dahl has known she wanted to be a dairy farmer since she was 16. With her degree in agriculture, focused on animal science, she is well equipped to ma ...
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Laszczyk Family

BC Dairy Farmer


Glenview Farms is a third generation dairy farm in Duncan, BC. Family members Michelle, Mike, and Chris work together produce safe, quality milk for British C ...
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Julaine Treur

BC Dairy Farmer


Dairy farming is a family affair for Julaine Treur. Together with her husband Johannes and their five children, she owns and operates Creekside Dairy in Aggas ...
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The Seelhof Family

Horsefly, BC
BC Cattle Rancher


The Woodjam ranch was established in 1899 and is a cattle ranch located in Horsefly, BC surrounded by mountainous terrain and the beautiful Horsefly river. The ...
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The Krahn Family

Sumas Prairie, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


It’s no lie that Birchwood Dairy Farm is one of a kind. Although located in the Sumas Prairie of the Fraser Valley, this farm is always swarming with people, ...
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Morris Hanson

Creston, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Morris Hanson’s farm is located in Creston within the Kootenay Region of BC. Morris first moved to Creston from the Fraser Valley over 45 years ago when it wa ...
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Laura Hunter

Kamloops, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


After moving back to her dad’s farm during maternity leave, Laura Hunter had the chance to ignite her career in farming. Not only was she able to experience t ...
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AJ Stobbe

Mara, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Stobbe Farm in Mara, BC has been around since AJ’s grandparents received a cow as a wedding present in 1953. Located to the South of Sicamous in the Shuswap C ...
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Nicole Tuytel

Greendale, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


“The traditional role of a woman on a farm has evolved.” For Nicole Tuytel, working as a farmer in the dairy industry has been empowering. Farming has alway ...
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Calvin Maarhuis

Chilliwack, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Born and raised on a farm in the Fraser Valley, Calvin Maarhuis has no shortage of knowledge when it comes to understanding and running the operations of a dair ...
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Kerkhoven Family

Deroche, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Fraser Valley dairy producers, the Kerkhoven Family, have been farming in Deroche, BC since 1955. Dairy farming is a 365-day job and one of various responsibili ...
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Erika Strande-Stewart

Merrit, BC
BC Cattle Rancher


Erika Strande-Stewart is a third-generation rancher who grew up on Pine Ranch near Merritt, B.C.  Erika attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and gra ...
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Edgar Smith

Courtenay, BC
BC Cheesemaker


Edgar Smith has been taking care of dairy cattle since he was a little boy on his family farm. Today, Edgar and his brothers, Doug and Phillip, keep busy operat ...
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Ridley Wikkerink

Cobble Hill, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Ridley Wikkerink has farmed all of his life, and is a second-generation dairy farmer. He is now in charge of the 300-acre farm in Cobble Hill, Vancouver Island, ...
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Taylor Family

Courtenay, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Dave Taylor is a third generation dairy farmer situated in Courtenay on Vancouver Island. His grandfather started farming on the island in the 1940’s and pass ...
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Froese Family

Langley, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Jack and Debbie Froese decided to build their lives in the place they’ve always called home, the beautiful Fraser Valley. In 1979, they purchased their family ...
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Kloot Family

Rosedale, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Chris Kloot is a proud and passionate BC chicken farmer. He is, however, not alone on the job. His wife Nella and their three sons, Steve, Justin and Colin help ...
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Davison Family

Maple Ridge, BC
BC Cheesemaker


Jenna Davison is a young passionate cheese crafter who works hand in hand with her older sister, Emma Davison, in building their family business; Golden Ears Ch ...
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