“Gwillimdale Farms in Bradford West Gwillimbury is another family farm that has embraced innovation.

John Hambly, fourth generation farmer, said his success was based on three principles: “diversification, value-added and sustainability.”

Hambly and wife Christina, now joined by a fifth generation (their three children) have taken the farm from dairy and grain, to a major producer of carrots, onions, potatoes, parsnips and beets, in rotation with corn and soy.

To read more about the AgKnowledge Forum and what Farmer John and Cristina had to say about family farming head HERE for the full article.