Canada’s Agriculture Day

L-R Andrea, Alexandrea, Coy, Charlie, and Gordon McKenna
Farm & Food Care Prince Edward Island is proud to feature Gordon and Andrea McKenna, along with their three children, Coy, Alexandrea and Charlie who farm in beautiful Kinkora, PEI. Gordon is a third-generation farmer who also farms potatoes along with his parents, Greg and Karen McKenna. Recently, Gordon and Andrea purchased a carrot and turnip farm which was named by their kids.  Gordie and Andrea are fantastic leaders in agriculture and have been inspiring us to know more about where our food comes from.  They host farm tours, present at high school and elementary school events, and hire coop students for the opportunity to mentor young people. Canada’s Agriculture Day is a time to showcase all the amazing things happening in the industry and help everyone see and learn about where their food comes from.  There are many ways consumers can participate in the all-day event. Share what you’re doing on social media using the hashtag #CdnAgDay and start the conversation. Everyone can tune in and learn about carrots, turnips, and potatoes!
You can also Register-Here!
LIVE Q & A following Farm Tour at 2pm AST with Bunny Burrow Vegetable Co. in Kinkora, Prince Edward Island.
You can also tune into YouTube.
Here is a glimpse of Bunny Burrow Vegetable Co. hosting a PEI Farm Tour for Farm & Food Care on their farm.

Farm & Food Care Ontario is pleased to introduce, Emma Butler is a full time wife, mother, farmer and entrepreneur from Croton, ON (located in Chatham Kent). Together alongside her husband, Josh, they raise beef, lamb, chicken, crops and own and operate their on-farm retail store J&E Meats. Since 2018, Josh and Emma have been serving their community, and selling their farm raised products direct to consumers. They have ambitious plans to grow and scale their business so they can better serve their community. Find them on Instagram and Facebook: @jandemeats or learn more at 
Join us at 3:00pm (AST) to meet them LIVE on FACEBOOK and learn about their story.

Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan is inviting you to learn about what it’s like on a typical pig farm in western Canada. What does it look like inside a modern pig barn? What do pigs eat? How do farmers look after their pigs? This is your chance to find out! Sarah Heppner, a farm girl as well as marketing manager with Fast Genetics, a pig breeding company. Sarah has lots of experience answering questions about the pork industry through her volunteer experience with Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan, the SaskPork Symposium and with Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan.
Start time 4:00pm (AST)

Learn more about Canada’s Agriculture Day! See below for some more of our Farmer Celebs’ for #CdnAgDay!

Deanna Doctor of Redview Jerseys.
Brett Francis of Lady Fane Farm.
Bryan Maynard of Farmboys Inc.