Mentor Categories

Dairy
Beef
Hog or other Livestock
Poultry, Egg, Broiler
Hay
Vegetable
Tree Fruit, Grape, Berry
Nursery, Annual Field Crops, other Crops
Diversified/Other

 

FARM CATEGORY:  Dairy

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FARM CATEGORY: Beef

Famer’s Name: Lance Bishop
Farm Location:  Baxter’s Harbour
Farmer’s Expertise: 10 years experience with grass-fed beef.  Also lamb and pork.

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FARM CATEGORY: Hog or Other Livestock

Famer’s Name: Gerald Vermeulen
Farm Location:  Canning
Farmer’s Expertise: 28 years experience in hog production.

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FARM CATEGORY:  Poultry, Egg, Broiler

Farmer’s Name: Mike Lightfoot
Farmer’s Location: Near Wolfville and Grand Pre
Farmer’s Expertise: 8th generation full-time farmer with mixed farm experience.

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 FARM CATEGORY:  Hay

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FARM CATEGORY: Vegetable

Famer’s Name: Gary Morton
Farm Location:  Coldbrook
Farmer’s Expertise: 12 years experience in greenhouse production – many crops.

Famer’s Name: Richard Melvin
Farm Location:  Medford
Farmer’s Expertise: 35 years experience in field horticulture production and associated marketing.

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FARM CATEGORY: Tree Fruit, Grape, Berry

Famer’s Name: John Thomsen and Joanne Moran
Farm Location:  Aylesford
Farmer’s Expertise: 25 years experience in apples and grapes – testing grapes for winemaking.

Famer’s Name: Peter Elderkin
Farm Location:  Greenwich
Farmer’s Expertise: 35 years experience in tree fruits, U-pick, value-adding and marketing.

Farmer’s Name: Mike Lightfoot
Farmer’s Location: Near Wolfville and Grand Pre
Farmer’s Expertise: 8th generation full-time farmer with mixed farm experience.

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FARM CATEGORY:  Nursery, Annual Field Crops, other Crops

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FARM CATEGORY: Diversified/Other

Famer’s Name: Linda Best
Farm Location:  Wolfville
Farmer’s Expertise: Advice on funding and promoting local food production through FarmWorks.

Famer’s Name: Ann Anderson
Farm Location:  Wolfville
Farmer’s Expertise: Advice on funding and promoting local food production through FarmWorks.

Farmer’s Name: John Gerrits
Farmer’s Location: Centreville
Farmer’s Expertise: Hogs, chickens, grain, some experience in veggies and general advice.

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