Lindsay Hainstock

Keremeos, BC
BC Horticulturalist


Lindsay Hainstock is a horticulturalist for the Okanagan Similkameen Co-op Growers Association in southern British Columbia. Lindsay grew up in the Manitoba pra ...
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Neufeld Family

Abbotsford, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


In 1963 the Neufeld family settled in Abbotsford with their six children. Not too long later in 1967, the family purchased 2 parcels of land which make up t ...
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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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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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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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Taves Family

Abbotsford, BC
BC Greenhouse Grower


Located in Abbotsford, BC, Taves Family Farms was established in 1969 by Loren Taves’ parents, John and Alice. In 1990, Loren and his wife, Corinne Taves, cre ...
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James Krahn

Abbotsford, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


James Krahn is a third generation farmer from Abbotsford, British Columbia, where he was born and raised.  At a young age, he started working on the farm that ...
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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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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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Joaquin Araujo

Summerland, BC
BC Tree Fruit Grower


When he was seven years old, Joaquin Araujo remembers farming with his grandfather in Portugal. After working and travelling many places in the world, Joaquin m ...
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Van Keulen Family

Surrey, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Family comes first at Donia Farms. Pake (Grandpa) started the farm in 1955 after he and Beppe (Grandma) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands. They wanted a ...
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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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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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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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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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Hoogeveen Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Hog Farmer


Ard & Verna Hoogeveen's story begins on dairy farms in Holland, which to this day remain as family farms run by their siblings. Their deeply rooted family t ...
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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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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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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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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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Rhonda Driediger

Langley, BC
BC Berry Grower


Born into the farming industry, Rhonda carries on the family tradition as president and owner of Driediger Farms Ltd., one of British Columbia's largest wholesa ...
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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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Alf and Sandee Krause

Langley, BC
BC Berry Grower


Alf Krause began selling berries from the back of an old Volkswagon van in 1965 and now farms over 200 acres providing the community with the very best strawber ...
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Ron VanMarrewyk

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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Clifton Family

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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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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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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Siemens Farms

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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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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Jillian Robbins

Abbotsford, BC
BC Poultry Farmer


Jillian is a young farmer, passionate about agriculture, and preparing to take over the family farm (K & M Farms) when her father retires in the next decad ...
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