Leduc family – Wanna Make It Farm

Modified on: 2015-02-18

Far East

Leduc family

When Alain Leduc first started his farming career, he let his farm name express his dream: “Wanna Make It Farm”. That was almost 30 years ago. Times were tough in the farming sector then, and some farmers were having a hard time making ends meet. And although Alain and his wife Sue both grew up […]

Canarm Ltd.

Modified on: 2015-01-15

Mid East

Curtiss Littlejohn

An Ontario-based company has developed a leading-edge electronic sow feeding system that it’s now selling across Canada – and it took just a little over a year to get from concept to market. Curtiss Littlejohn, Swine Products Manager with Canarm, a privately owned company headquartered in Brockville, Ontario that produces ventilation and lighting systems, as […]

Tom, Stephen and Glenn Barrie – Terwidlen Farms

Modified on: 2015-01-15


Steve, Glenn and Tom Barrie

Diversity, innovation and teamwork are the keys to long-term success Brothers Tom, Stephen and Glenn Barrie work well as a team, and like any successful team, they share a similar outlook. They’ve always worked to have their family farm (called Terwidlen Farms, located between Bowmanville, Orono and Newcastle) stay sustainable – both in terms of […]

Annette MacKellar – MacKellar Farms

Modified on: 2015-01-15


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 […]

John, Marie and Shawn Miller – Miller’s Dairy

Modified on: 2015-01-15

West Central

John, Marie, and Shawn Miller

Fresh-from-the-farm milk in glass bottles is a thing of the past for many Ontario consumers. But for John and Marie Miller and their son Shawn of Creemore, Ontario, it is most definitely the future. The family, and dedicated team, at Jalon Farms and Miller’s Dairy work side-by-side at their new on-farm artisan dairy processing facility […]

Ontario Pork Program

Modified on: 2013-10-15

Ontario Pork program

Pork donation pilot program a success for food banks and farmers More than 400,000 Ontarians visit their local food bank each month, and 160,000 of them are children. But protein – essential to muscles, organs and the immune system – is in short supply at Ontario food banks, particularly during the critical summer months when […]

Murray & Sandi Shaw and Ralph & Brenda Eyre

Modified on: 2015-12-16


Bluewater Beef

Sarnia – It started six years ago as a conversation between friends. Today, that idea tossed around a kitchen table has become Bluewater Beef, an initiative of the Eyre and Shaw farm families of Lambton County.  Murray Shaw recalls that early conversation. “We wanted to expand our farms but the economics at the time, for […]

Bill and Marilyn Redelmeier, Southbrook Vineyards

Modified on: 2013-10-13


Southbrook Vineyards

When Southbrook Vineyards opened for business in its new Niagara-on-the-Lake facility in 2008, owners Bill and Marilyn Redelmeier had something to prove: that biodynamic and organic viticulture practices and other green initiatives can work in Ontario vineyards. Now, five years after the new location opened for business, Bill Redelmeier has one request: just don’t call […]

Jesse Lauzon, Springridge Farm

Modified on: 2013-10-14


Springridge Farm

Milton – Jesse Lauzon knows a good story when he hears one, especially when it’s one he’s part of. And he’s proud to be a part of the Springridge Farm story where he talks to visitors about how their food is grown on the farm, gives cooking and preparation tips and shares his love of […]

Stemmler Meats and Cheese

Modified on: 2013-10-13


Stemmler Meats and Cheese

Heidelberg – They built their business on the power of local long before it was popular and their allergen-free meat products are a life-line to many food allergy sufferers. These efforts have won Waterloo Region’s Stemmler Meats and Cheese a Premier’s Award for Innovation and they’ve also just been named a finalist for a prestigious […]

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