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Three Farmers: 5 lessons to take your product from field to shelf

  For entrepreneurs Natasha and Elysia Vandenhurk, the success of Three Farmers Camelina oil came from hard work, belief in their product and a commitment to telling the story of the farmers who grow it. •When one door closes, another opens – stay determined and find a way to break in •See your product through […] Read more

What does it take to be a young farmer?

We asked producers and entrepreneurs from across Canada share their thoughts about the passion, drive and commitment it takes to be part of the ag industry they love. • Young farmers share passion, pride, dedication and vision • Passion for ag can’t be learned, but is carried from one generation to the next • Feeding […] Read more



How outstanding farmers do things differently

As the first, second-generation winners of the 2016 B.C./Yukon Outstanding Young Farmer Award, it’s not what Brian and Jewel Pauls do to be successful, it’s how. Highlights: • The Pauls family raises broilers, layers and grows unique crops on multiple locations in B.C and Saskatchewan • The couple buys family farms and hires families to […] Read more





Making a place for the next generation

For the Massicotte family, the path to successful farm transition is built on finding good people, instilling passion and knowledge and clear, open communication. Highlights: • Managing a business to transfer vs. to sell takes totally different mindsets • Transferring a farm means making space for others early on • Continuous, clear communication is key […] Read more