(Woodstock, ON Sept 14, 2022)- Market gardeners, David and Jennifer VanDeVelde, from Wholesome Pickins Market & Bakery located at Delhi were named Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winners were announced at the regional event held Sept 12-13, in conjunction with Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock. Both University of Guelph graduates, David and [...]
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Churchbridge, SK (Sept 8, 2022) – Kate Axten of Minton, SK and Darby Goetz of Mildmay, ON have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2022. Each winner has received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Kate Axten attributes her love of agriculture to her parents but her [...]
Étienne Lessard and Guillaume Lessard, from Ferme Holdream, chosen the 2022 Outstanding Young farmers for the Quebec Region
(Quebec City, September 5, 2022) - The 42th edition of the Gala announcing the winners of the Canadian Outstanding Young Farmers for the Quebec region was held on August 30th at the Conference Centre in Saint-Hyacinthe. The winners will represent the Quebec region at the Outstanding Young Farmers national event that will take place from [...]
(Cardigan, PE July 26, 2022)- Chip Stock Potato Producers, Morgan & Karissa Smallman, from J& J Farms Ltd of Alberton, PE were named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winners were announced at the regional event held at Rodd Brudenell in Prince Edward Island July 21-22. Morgan considers being raised on his family farm [...]
(Regina, SK June 24, 2022)- Certified organic producers, Cody Straza and Allison Squires of Upland Organics Ltd. located in Wood Mountain were named Saskatchewan’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winners were announced at the regional event held in conjunction with Canada’s Farm Show (formerly Farm Progress Show) in Regina June 22-23. Cody grew up [...]
(Brandon, MB June 17, 2022)- Dairy Producers Richard & Kristy-Layne Carr of Rich Lane Farms located in Marchand were named Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winners were announced at the Manitoba regional event held in Brandon, MB on June 15-16. Rich Lane Farms began in 2006 when Kristy-Layne’s 4H beef herd was brought [...]
(Red Deer March 22, 2022)- March 17 & 18th was electric with excitement and passion for agriculture, at the Outstanding Young Farmers of Alberta/ NWT Event in Red Deer. Nearly 70 people including alumni, nominees, sponsors, and a few special guests attended the two-day event featuring nominee presentation, guest speakers, entertainment and quality time together. [...]
(Abbotsford, BC March 15, 2022)– Fruit Producer, Gurpreet Lidder, of Lidder’s Produce Ltd located in Keremeos was named BC’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winner was announced at the BC regional event presented by regional sponsor RBC Agriculture in Abbotsford on March 8-9. Gurpreet Lidder, in partnership with his parents, operates an eighty-acre fruit [...]
Saskatoon (December 5, 2021)- Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) alumni from Saskatoon, SK, Shelley Meadows, was honoured as recipient of the 2021 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented to Shelley at the virtual national event last week. After a major sponsor backed out of coordination of the Saskatchewan Regional Event, Shelly [...]
Saskatoon (Dec 5, 2021) Raymond & Tracey Bredenhof, R&T Poultry & Bredenhof Hops, of Abbotsford, BC and Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz, Little Brown Cow Dairy, of Brantford, ON were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) Program’s national event held virtually and in Saskatoon, SK December 1-3, [...]