White and Coloured Beans

Diane Cook

Modified on: 2015-12-16

West


Diane Cook

Diane Cook may have gone to school for nursing, but shortly after meeting her future husband Don, she immediately took an interest in farm life. Now, 37 years later, she’s the matriarch of a farm family that’s five generations old, and even has their own road. She is also the face of May in the […]

Jacob MacKellar – MacKellar Farms

Modified on: 2015-01-15

West


Jacob Mackeller

Demand for edamame, a type of soybean popular in Asia as a snack and vegetable dish, is growing in North America. Most edamame sold here, however, is imported – something that a local Ontario farm family is working hard to change. MacKellar Farms, near the southwestern Ontario town of Alvinston, is Canada’s only commercial supplier […]

Glenn and Monica Howe and family

Modified on: 2015-01-15

West


The Howe family

The Howes are a multi-generational farming family who enjoy the time they get to spend together on the farm, growing fruits and vegetables for their farm market business. Glenn and Monica, along with sons Ryan, Rick and Kevin, Ryan’s wife Jill and their children Emma and Cohen grow a large acreage of strawberries, cantaloupe, watermelons, […]

Annette MacKellar – MacKellar Farms

Modified on: 2015-01-15

West


Annette MacKellar

When chatting to Annette MacKellar about her family and their farm, you can see her eyes shine with pride and happiness. In 2015, Annette appears in the tenth anniversary edition of the Faces of Farming calendar, published by Farm & Food Care Ontario. Her page is sponsored by SeCan and she is featured for the […]

Bernadine Wolfe

Modified on: 2013-10-13

Central


Bernadine Wolfe

Agriculture is definitely a science for Bernadine.  She is a trained seed analyst with her own lab that tests seed quality for customers throughout North America. She and her husband Warren have four children and three grandchildren. They farm with Warren’s brother and family and together grow more than 3,500 acres of crops such as […]

Mike Donnelly-Vanderloo

Modified on: 2013-10-13

West


Mike Donnelly-Vanderloo

Mike and his brother Joe both studied agriculture after high school before they began farming together in Middlesex County. Mike is a father of three who grows many types of crops, including black beans, peas and sweet corn.  When he isn’t farming, he loves to travel and cross country ski.

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