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Crossgrove Beef Farm – Darryl Austin and Family

Darryl has been farming his entire life.  Along with his four children, he ran an efficient and productive Dairy Farm for over 40 years, breeding many excellent purebred Holstein cows.  After retiring from the dairy industry seven years ago, Darryl … Continue reading

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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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