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MacLellan Farms – Donald MacLellans

In 1957, Donald bought three small farms located at Beaver Meadow, Antigonish County, and started farming at a larger scale with a team of horses. In 1958, he remodeled a 40’ x 80’ horse barn with three floors for broiler … Continue reading

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K.B. Kinsman & Son Farm Limited- the Kinsmans

K.B. Kinsman & Son Farm Limited is owned by Keith, Michael and Diane Kinsman. The Kinsman’s have been producing beef for 40 years. They started out with a few head, growing more each year and are currently housing about 400 … Continue reading

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Rocky Knoll Farm Ltd- the Withrows

Rocky Knoll Farm Limited is a multi-generation farm, owned and operated by the Withrow Family, in Center Rawdon, Hants County. In the mid-to-late 60’s the farm switched from a vegetable, dairy and swine operation to a beef and vegetable farm, … Continue reading

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Thunderbrook Farms- the Truemans

This 1240-acre mixed farm is currently owned and operated by Brian and his wife Joan along with their family, Mark & Isabelle and Beth. Their century farm is in Truemanville, Cumberland County, and has been in the family since 1817. … Continue reading

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Dean Manning

Dean and Catherine Manning operate a mixed farm in Falmouth, Hants County that includes a beef cow-calf operation, grain and vegetable crops, and a seasonal farm market where they sell their own produce. Manning uses ecologically sound practices for each … Continue reading

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