Local Agriculture

Two family farms stay true

Two family farms stay true to their roots while adapting to changeTwo family farms stay true to their roots while adapting to change.

For consumers and farmers, “buying local” brings clear benefits around health, social, economic and environmental concerns. For two Southern Ontario farms, both generations-old family operations, thriving in today’s competitive food-production environment required a re-think of their business models from the ground (or the field) on up. Here’s how their radical thinking paid off.