Meet the people behind your food

More and more Canadian farmers and agricultural businesses use cutting-edge farming practices to put delicious, quality food on our tables. Discover why feeding Canadians, while protecting our environment and the well-being of their communities, is important to them, and how they do it – because it's all in a day's work for Canadian food producers.

Lauren smiling with her arms crossed, in front of thousands of young shoots, in a large greenhouse

Meet Lauren (videos)

Entrepreneur, Fermes Lufa, Montreal, Quebec – Discover how Lauren farms responsibly, in the city.

Karnail, his wife and daughter in front on wine barrels, smiling

Meet Karnail and his family (videos)

Wine producers, Kalala Organic Estate Winery, Kelowna, British Columbia – See how Karnail is proud of his family and their work on their organic farm.

A headshot of Yvon Van Winden wearing a cap

Meet Yvon and his family

Agricultural producers, Delfland, Napierville, Quebec – Find out how the Van Winden family relied on research to solve the problem of a devastating insect pest.

Dean with his arm around Catherine's shoulder, both smiling, in a greenhouse, in front of tall greens

Meet Dean and Catherine (videos)

Agricultural producers, Manning Family Farm, Falmouth, Nova Scotia – Discover how Dean and Catherine embraced environmental sustainability.

Jacqueline and Noel with a man, two women, and a young girl smiling at the camera with a field of vegetables and greenhouses in the background

Meet Jacqueline and Noel

Co-founders, Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective, Toronto – See how Jacqueline and Noel prioritize food affordability and accessibility, while putting culture and community at the forefront.

Tarek smiling and holding a large basket of fresh lettuce

Meet Tarek (videos)

Producer - Entrepreneur, ColdAcre, Whitehorse, Yukon – Discover how Tarek and his team are making a difference for the planet and for their community.

Nancy's father with her grandson in his arms, the mother of the child, Nancy's sons as well as she and her husband in front of a large solar panel.

Meet Nancy and her family

Agricultural producers, McCrea Farms, Shannon, New Brunswick – See how Nancy and her family are a perfect example of an innovative, hands-on approach to farming solar energy.

A cow sniffs Dominic Perron's arm

Meet Dominic

Dairy Farmer and President, Nutrinor, Saint-Bruno, Quebec – See how Dominic has a positive impact on his community and promotes a sustainable approach to meet the needs of Canadians.

Kassy removes tea leaves from large plastic containers and shreds them with a grinder

Meet Kassy

Manager, Boreal Heartland, Air Ronge, Saskatchewan – See how Kassy became an expert in local plants and sustainable foraging.

Man with his arms crossed resting on a wood post with signs on it.

Meet Laurent (videos)

Agricultural producer, Van Arkel Farms, Dresden, Ontario – See how Laurent produces food sustainably, to safeguard the farm and soil so his children can carry on the family farm tradition.

Woman smiling and showing an egg in her hand.

Meet Marie-Pier (videos)

Egg producer, Ferme St-Ours, Quebec – See how Marie-Pier uses sustainable practices to ensure the continuity of the farm for future generations.

Man smiling with his arms crossed.

Meet Tyler (videos)

Cattle producer, Tilston, Manitoba – See how Tyler Fewings cares about healthy food production and a healthy environment.

Barry and his family stand in their orchard

Meet Barry and his family

Apple growers, Arlington Orchard, Prince Edward Island – See how protecting the environment for future generations also makes great business sense for Barry.

Jeremy sits between the rows of vegetables on the farm.

Meet Mike, Jack, Jay, and Jeremy

Founders and co-farmers, Highfield Regenerative Farm, Calgary, Alberta – Find out how Mike, Jack, Jay, and Jeremy restored a piece of unused land to provide for the community.

Ben Wiper tending to plants in a greenhouse.

Meet Ben

Founder and CEO, 3F Waste Recovery, Main Brook, Newfoundland – Discover how Ben and his team see the value in waste and are working to give new life to what's typically seen as unusable.

A man in a checkered shirt smiling at the camera

Meet Jeroen

Hog producer, Rhineland Pork, Stanley Pork and Morris Piglets, Manitoba – See how Jeroen prioritizes the safety of pigs and his farm’s sustainability.

Marie-Pier, Laurent, Karnail and his family and Laurel

Taste the Commitment (video)

Discover how Canadian farmers and agricultural businesses are growing a better future and taste their commitment.

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