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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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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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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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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B Jack Farms

BC Poultry Farmer


B Jack farms is a first generation egg farm that started producing eggs in December of 2017. The farm is a family partnership and they love having 3 generations ...
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Critcher Farms – Barry and Irmi Critcher

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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Miedema Family

Enderby, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Rene Miedema and his father Bouwe are dairy farmers in Enderby, BC, where they own and operate Bomi Farms. Bouwe immigrated to Vancouver from Holland, spent som ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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De Groot Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


Growing up on a dairy farm, it was inevitable that Tony DeGroot would start his own dairy farm. In 1981, he started Tonesa Holsteins and now relishes in the pri ...
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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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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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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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Lisa and John

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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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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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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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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Amanda and Jeff Lee - Honey Bee Zen Apiaries

BC Honey Producers


The beautiful Creston Valley is where you will find Honey Bee Zen Apiaries, producers of Swan Valley Honey. Amanda Goodman Lee and Jeff Lee care for between 300 ...
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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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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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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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Toop Family

Chilliwack, BC
BC Dairy Farmer


As a sixth generation farmer, Devan Toop has been in the barn since he was five years old. He gets a lot of satisfaction from working with the animals on a dail ...
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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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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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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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