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MEET YOUR FARMERS: BLUSH LANE ORCHARD

MEET YOUR FARMERS: BLUSH LANE ORCHARD

Located in the picturesque Similkameen Valley, known as the Organic Growing Capital of Canada, is Blush Lane Orchard. The organic orchard is run by the Horricks family, including Blush Lane…

Meet Our Farmers: Formosa Nursery

Meet our Farmers: Formosa Nursery

If you've ever tried local BC blueberries from SPUD, you know they are just bursting with flavour. Formosa Nursery is a certified organic blueberry farm located in Maple Ridge BC,…

Meet Stu, Your Local Kiwi Farmer

Meet Stu, Your Local Kiwi Farmer

You are reading that correctly- “local” and “kiwis” in one sentence. How’d we get this amazing combo? Well, that’s Stu’s story which he was happy to share with us.  Stu grew up farming kiwis in New Zealand, and he hated it as a kid! Farming…

Meet Your Farmers: Gull Valley Greenhouses

Meet Your Farmers: Gull Valley Greenhouses

Gull Valley Greenhouses, located just outside Red Deer, supplies SPUD and Blush Lane with tomatoes and other fresh, local produce year round! In fact, they were the first farm in…

MEET YOUR FARMERS: SHEILA FROM SUNWORKS FARM

MEET YOUR FARMERS: SHEILA FROM SUNWORKS FARM

Sunworks Farm is the home of Ron and Sheila Hamilton is located near Armena, Alberta. In 1992 they moved from the City to their new farm and immediately started converting…

MEET YOUR FARMERS: BLOSSOM RIVER ORGANICS

MEET YOUR FARMERS: BLOSSOM RIVER ORGANICS

Nestled in the Similkameen Valley is Blossom River Organics farm run by the Gill family. They are passionate, innovative organic farmers, whose delicious cherries can be found at Blush Lane…

MEET YOUR FARMERS: MANS ORGANICS

MEET YOUR FARMERS: MANS ORGANICS

Mans Organics has been a family run farm for generations and in 1994 Henk and Rita began farming the land in Coaldale, Alberta. Eight years ago they transitioned the farm…

Meet Your Farmers: Deof’s Greenhouses

Meet Your Farmers: Deof’s Greenhouses

In 1969, Joe Doef emigrated from Holland, with horticultural degrees and dreams of starting up his own greenhouse business. He began on a borrowed piece of property with a small…

WHO IS THE INVISIBLE FARMER?

WHO IS THE INVISIBLE FARMER?

When we talk and think about producing food, rarely do we thank the invisible farmer who does some of the most critical work for us. This invisible farmer is the…

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