Featured Farmer

Meet Riley

Hi, I’m Riley.  My wife Chantal and I are new entrants.  We started with a small flock of sheep in 2010 just outside of Fredericton and quickly outgrew our space.  In 2015 we moved to Summerfield to expand our operations.  Currently we raise sheep and supply a loyal following of customers with fresh eggs.  In […]

Meet Barb

Hello, I’m Barb.  Raised in the city, I became a farmer when I married into a farm family. My husband, Victor, and I raised three children while running a small dairy farm in Juniper, in western NB.  With the support of family and industry representatives, we have received recognition each year for the past three decades for the excellent quality of the milk […]

Meet Eva

Hello, I’m Eva. I own and operate a farm in Saint-Maurice, with my partner and three children.  We are going into our 9th year of CSAs and farmers markets.  We were both new to farming and moved to a new community.  Not knowing any farmers as our immediate neighbors, I realized I would have to […]

Meet Stephanie

Hello, I’m Stephanie.  My husband and I have farmed in Head of Millstream for over 40 years, first in dairy, then raising dairy heifers, and finally into raising grass fed beef.  I’ve been a strong believer in promoting local food for a long time, and found that the NFU has a lot of policy and […]

Meet Ted

Hi, I’m Ted, I have been farming in New Brunswick for over 30 years.  Over the years, my farm in Harvey has provided many different bounties from certified organic vegetables, greens, and garlic, to sheep and beef.  As my transition to retirement, I decided to stop the market garden and focus on livestock – however […]

Ferme Springbrook Farm – The Farmers of the NFU-NB Series

Ferme Springbrook Farm was first featured in the Summer 2015 Edition of the NB Family Farmer. Jean-Pierre Gagnon calls himself an agricultural entrepreneur, rather than a farmer.  He enjoys both connecting with his customers as well as growing La Ferme Springbrook Farm brand.  For him, he’s not just selling a pork chop, he’s selling a […]

Gérard & Clara Hall – The Farmers of the NFU-NB Series

Gérald and Clara were first featured in the Spring 2015 Edition of the NB Family Farmer   Gérard and Clara Hall are both experienced wild blueberry producers.  They each own and operate their own farm businesses in Gloucester County.  Gérard’s is called Bleuetière Nord-Est Inc., in Saint Isodore and was first incorporated in 1986.  With […]

The Gagetown Fruit Farm – The Farmers of the NFU-NB Series

Heather and Matthew were first featured in the 2015 Winter Edition of the NB Family Farmer.     The Gagetown Fruit Farm has been operated by Matthew Estabrooks and Heather Rhymes since 2008.  They moved back from Ontario to revitalize the farm after Matthew’s parents Greg and Mary Lou Estabrooks retired.  The farm has been in […]