The Farmers of the NFU-NB

The Farmers of the NFU-NB

 A series celebrating the diverse farm membership of the NFU-NB

If you are an NFU-NB farm member and you would like to share your story, please contact Amanda info@nfunb.org.

 

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

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Featured Farmer, News | 0 comments

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 Gagnon pork chop or a Springbrook pork chop, and for the past ten years his customers at the Dieppe farmers market have come to know and recognize the quality of the Springbrook name. The land that...

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

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Featured Farmer, News | 0 comments

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 over 1000 acres of land in wild blueberry production, the company also offers services for establishing, irrigating and harvesting other private fields.  They are beginning to experiment with some...

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

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Featured Farmer, News | 0 comments

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 the family for 3 generations, since the early 1970s.  Heather is a Red Seal Chef, specializing in both culinary and pastry.  Matthew studied at Dal-AC for two years before completing his culinary studies at the...

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