Farm & Food Care Unveils the 2016 "Faces of Farming" Calendar

2016 calendarFarm & Food Care Ontario unveiled the 11th edition of its “Faces of Farming” calendar at the organization’s Harvest Gala in Kitchener on Thursday.

The 2016 calendar profiles farmers from across the spectrum of Ontario agriculture — from poultry and dairy to corn and greenhouse vegetables.

Each page in the 2016 calendar has a QR code that leads to video profiles with each of the farms (listed by month below).

Since starting in 2006, the calendar has showcased 150 farmers and farm families.

Almost 4,000 politicians, grocery stores, butcher shops and media sources will be mailed copies of the calendar. Copies can be ordered by filling out this online order form, or by calling 1 (519) 837-1326.

The 2016 “Faces of Farming”:

  • January
    • Patricia Taber, Jennifer Smith and Sylvia Megens of Uxbridge (Durham Region)
      Sponsored by The Regional Municipality of Durham
  • February
    • Walt Freeman of Battersea (Frontenac County)
      Sponsored by the Canada Mink Breeders Association and Ontario Fur Breeders Association
  • March
    • Wanda Snobelen of Ripley (Bruce County)
      Sponsored by DEKALB
  • April
    • Ian Laver of Warkworth (Northumberland County)
      Sponsored by Burnbrae Farms
  • May
    • Diane Cook of Lambeth (Middlesex County)
      Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank
  • June
    • Andrew Henderson of Spencerville (Leeds & Grenville County)
      Sponsored by Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd.
  • July
    • AmyBeth Brubacher of Elmira (Waterloo Region)
      Sponsored by Turkey Farmers of Ontario
  • August
    • Rick and Curtis Van Laecke of Courtland (Norfolk County)
      Sponsored by SeCan
  • September
    • Sandy, Kelsey and Kaitlyn Vader of Picton (Prince Edward County)
      Sponsored by Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association
  • October
    • Norm Lamothe of Cavan (Peterborough County)
      Sponsored by Grain Farmers of Ontario / Good in Every Grain
  • November
    • Andrea Veldhuizen and Joseph Zantingh of Niagara (Niagara Region)
      Sponsored by Wallenstein Feed and Supply Ltd.
  • December
    • Rob, Julie, Presley, Rilee and Brinkleigh Eby of Ayr (Waterloo Region)
      Sponsored by Farm & Food Care Canada

Related: Farm and Food Care Canada in Five Minutes

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