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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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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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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Sarah Sache

Rosedale, BC
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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Nirmal Dhaliwal

Oliver, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


Nirmal Dhaliwal farms south of Oliver, BC with his sons, Sunny and Mahmeet. He has worked on this farm since the 1990s and, a few years ago, took over the orcha ...
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Grant Keefer

Ladysmith, BC
BC Cranberry Grower


Grant Keefer is a third generation farmer whose family has been growing cranberries since 1991. His grandfather first purchased farmland in 1945 in Richmond, BC ...
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Barry and Irmi Critcher

Taylor, BC
BC Grain Farmer


The Critcher family has been farming in the Peace River region near Taylor, BC since 1984. Together with their son Michael, daughter Jennifer and son-in-law Ste ...
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Hoogendoorn Family

Agassiz, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Like most farmers, it’s a long, hard day of work for Tom Hoogendoorn but his love of his dairy cattle and passion for farming makes it all worthwhile. Tom has ...
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Miranda Halladay

Naramata, BC
BC Wine Maker


Miranda and Del Halladay founded the winery at Elephant Island in 1999 in partnership with Miranda’s Grandmother, Catherine Chard Wisnicki who’s unconventio ...
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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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Ron VanMarrewyk

Delta, BC
BC Greenhouse Grower


Ron VanMarrewyk is a greenhouse vegetable grower in Delta, BC. Westcoast Vegetables produces over 50 acres of bell peppers. Ron believes in the importance of he ...
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Berry Bounty Farms

Chilliwack, BC
BC Berry Grower


Berry Bounty Farms is truly a family run business. Janna and Dave Maljaars currently farm 34 acres of blueberries and raspberries with their family in Chilliwac ...
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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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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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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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Shane Witzke

Kelowna, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


Shane Witzke’s Kelowna Ambrosia Apple farm is a long way from Nazi-occupied Poland but that’s where this story begins. Shane’s grandfather fled his hom ...
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Siemens Farms

Abbotsford, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Mark Siemens is a third generation farmer who loves producing food for people in BC. His family farm raises 27,000 free range hens, which means the birds have a ...
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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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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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The Boer Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Meet Richard and Jacqueline Boer. Brightside Eggs is located in Chilliwack, B.C. where the Boer family produce free-range, organic brown eggs. The animals are t ...
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Fresh Valley Farms

Armstrong, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Steve Meggait and Annelise Grube-Cavers run Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC. They farm on two quarter sections of land (about 320 acres or 130 hectares), mo ...
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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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Aretha Westenenk

Chilliwack, BC
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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Hopcott Family

Pitt Meadows, BC
BC Cattle Rancher


Located in Pitt Meadows, BC, Hopcott Farms is a third-generation cattle farm. Bob Hopcott and his family are strong advocates of eating local, supporting fello ...
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Day's Century Growers

Kelowna, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


There are not many farms in British Columbia that can trace their history back over 100 years. The Day family has been farming in Kelowna since the 1890’s and ...
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Woike Family

Cowichan Valley, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


The Woike family has been egg farming on Vancouver Island since 1980. In 1994 they added an egg grading and wholesale element to their business with Farmer Ben' ...
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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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Rhonda Driediger

Langley, BC
BC Berry Grower


Born into the farming industry, Rhonda carries on the family tradition as president and owner of Blueridge Produce Inc., one of British Columbia’s largest who ...
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Karnail Singh Sidhu

Okanagan Valley, BC
BC Wine Maker


Karnail Singh Sidhu runs the family-owned Kalala Organic Estate Winery with his wife Narinder in the beautiful Okanagan Valley. He’s developed an impressive a ...
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Nigel Vandenbrink

Chilliwack, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Nigel Vandenbrink's grandparents moved from Holland over 50 years ago to fulfill their dream - to have their own farm where they could raise their family and do ...
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