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Swansfleet Alliance Celebrates 40 Years

Manitoba’s Swansfleet Alliance is marking its 40th year of producing seed potatoes this year.Its founder, Dutch immigrant Henk Jonk, came to Canada in 1954...

Potato Farming Family Finds Room to Grow

As a kid growing up in the Netherlands, JP Claassen knew he wanted to be a potato farmer just like his dad.The problem was...

Family Pride

In 1989, Kornelis Bakker was in his second year of university in the Netherlands when his best friend made a surprising announcement: “We’re going...

Remarkable Turnaround for Manitoba Grower

Eleven years ago, things weren’t going so well for Manitoba potato grower Sheldon Wiebe.Wiebe had gone through some really tough years on his farm...

A Canadian Love Affair

Michel and Hanneke Camps didn’t plan on becoming farm owners when they first arrived in Canada in 2000.The husband and wife had both graduated...

Trying Something New in P.E.I.

For years, Robert Green has been growing barley and canola in rotation with potatoes on his farm in Bedeque, P.E.I.This season, he’s decided to...

Swansfleet Alliance Celebrates 40 Years

Manitoba’s Swansfleet Alliance is marking its 40th year of producing seed potatoes this year.Its founder, Dutch immigrant Henk Jonk, came to Canada in 1954...

Potato Farming Family Finds Room to Grow

As a kid growing up in the Netherlands, JP Claassen knew he wanted to be a potato farmer just like his dad.The problem was...

Family Pride

In 1989, Kornelis Bakker was in his second year of university in the Netherlands when his best friend made a surprising announcement: “We’re going...

Remarkable Turnaround for Manitoba Grower

Eleven years ago, things weren’t going so well for Manitoba potato grower Sheldon Wiebe.Wiebe had gone through some really tough years on his farm...

A Canadian Love Affair

Michel and Hanneke Camps didn’t plan on becoming farm owners when they first arrived in Canada in 2000.The husband and wife had both graduated...

Trying Something New in P.E.I.

For years, Robert Green has been growing barley and canola in rotation with potatoes on his farm in Bedeque, P.E.I.This season, he’s decided to...