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A Dream Team

When Johanne Cameron and Martin Brodeur-Choquette decided to start farming, they had a dream. But no land, buildings or equipment of their own. “When we went to the bank, they laughed at us,” recalls Cameron, with laughter of her own. “Not only were we starting from...

Helpful neighbours a key to success of young farmers

KINCARDINE – When it comes to the value of having good neighbours, Jennifer and Mathias Seilern, two biodynamic farmers, could probably write a book on the subject. “Our succession plans, in terms of our agricultural careers, would be considered somewhat...

New farm families building the future on Patchwork Gardens

BATTERSEA, ON – It wasn’t until Ian Stutt headed off to university – where he got his degree in development studies – that he began to consider a career in agriculture. “I grew up in the west island of Montreal in suburban Beaconsfield, not in a rural area,” he...

Bees fascinate successful young Nova Scotia producer

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. – Even though Benjamin Cornect grew up in a rural area of the east coast province, there were no agricultural subjects offered to him at the local high school. Although he found that odd, the lack of early training at school, did nothing to stop him...

Cost of Production Critical to Long Term Success

Looking back to the early 1800’s, it was likely hard for Dustin Williams’ ancestors to imagine the farm being held five generations later. But in talking with Dustin and his wife Laura from their farm along the Souris River in southwest Manitoba, it is plain to see...

Field of Dreams

Driving through Smoky Lake, Alberta you may not realize the local ‘Field of Dreams’. After all, there isn’t a corn crop or ball diamond, but instead some big ideas. For Robert and Angela Semeniuk, their field of dreams is their research plot. “This is one field where...