Clifton Family

Similkameen Valley, BC
BC Cattle Rancher


There is a good reason why farmers are often called ‘stewards of the land’, and the Clifton family are a solid example of dedication to sustainability. Acc ...
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Paragon Farms – Krahn Family

Abbotsford, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


The Krahn family are the faces behind Paragon Farms, a third generation farm in the Fraser Valley. They have several different locations and produce 12,000 doze ...
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Usha Saini

West Kelowna, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


There was something about the Okanagan Valley that inspired Usha Saini’s dream to own an Ambrosia apple orchard. Unfortunately, her husband wasn’t intereste ...
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George Vander Veen

Chilliwack, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Meet George Vander Veen, a free-run egg farmer in Chilliwack. George’s name means ‘farmer’ and he loves the farming lifestyle. He is passionate about prov ...
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Railou & Rupinder Gill

Cawston, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


Farmers, in general, are no strangers to risk but Railou Gill appears to be quite friendly with the idea of taking chances. He and his father moved to Canada ...
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Pardeep Atwal

Abbotsford, BC
BC Greenhouse Grower


Pardeep has been part of Atwal Farms since she was a young girl, starting out picking berries and doing chores, then moving over to work in the cannery, where t ...
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Janice and Trevor Tapp

Fraser Lake, BC
BC Cattle Rancher


Janice and Trevor Tapp are the owners of Copper-T Ranch, located in BC’s beautiful Nechako region. In 2017 they won the BC Cattleman’s Ranch Sustainability ...
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Miedema Family

Enderby, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Bomi Farms Ltd. was founded by Bouwe and Mieke Miedema in Enderby, BC. The farm is now being operated by the second-generation Rene, along with his wife Jessica ...
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Jared DeDood

Grindrod, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Jared DeDood grew up as the third generation on his family dairy farm (Farmer John’s Market) in Grindrod, BC. In 2017, an opportunity came up with B.C. Egg's ...
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Kaitlin Guitard

Larsen Island, BC
BC Salmon Farmer


Meet Kaitlin Guitard. She works as a Saltwater and Water Quality Technician for Mowi Canada at their Larsen Island Farm. Kaitlin is proud to take the utmost car ...
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Surinder Shergill

East Kelowna, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


When Surinder Shergill came to Canada he knew he wanted to be a farmer. It took him 17 years of working in a factory to save enough money to buy his orchard. ...
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Kristin Dahl

Abbotsford, BC
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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Wes Burdick

Summerland, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


Despite being a real estate agent, farming has always been in Wes Burdick’s blood. He grew up on a dairy farm and when he and his family relocated to the Okan ...
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Wiebe Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


A third generation dairy farmer from the Fraser Valley, Jeremy Wiebe grew up on Rosevale Farms and has been farming full-time for the past seventeen years. E ...
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Ruben Houweling

Delta, BC
BC Greenhouse Grower


In an industry that’s centered on hands-on education and training, helping out in the family business came second nature for Ruben Houweling. As a young bo ...
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Lisa and John

South Shuswap, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Lisa and John farm with their five children in the beautiful South Shuswap area of BC. They’ve been raising broiler chickens (chickens raised for meat) as a ...
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Van Belle Nursery

Abbotsford, BC
BC Horticulturalist


Van Belle Nursery was started in 1973 by Bill and Grace Van Belle and it is still running strong under the second generation of growers, Dave and Amy Van Belle. ...
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Antonio & Tony DiMaria

Lake Country, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


Growing up on an apple orchard, you dream of the day you can leave. That was the case with Tony DiMaria as a young man on his father’s orchard in Kelowna and ...
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Vaandrager Family

Abbotsford, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Having been born on a dairy farm, D.R. Vaandrager can’t imagine doing anything else for a living. For him, dairy farming is a complex job that presents new ch ...
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Goertzen Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Hog Farmer


Farming has been in the Goertzen family for five generations. Their farming heritage began in Russia, but in 1969, Chad Goertzen’s farther started a mixed dai ...
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