Two FARE MSc graduates have been named Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmers for 2023! Congratulations to Stu Skinner and Jessica Kelly!!

Stewart Skinner, FARE MSc 2010, and Jessica Kelly, FARE MSc 2014, of Imani Farms in Listowel are Ontario’s 2023 Outstanding Young Farmers. The two faced off against friends and mentors Jennifer and Derek VanDieten, of Van Dieten Dairy Farms in Seaforth in the tightest judging result of the competition. A single point separated the winners. The two farming couples shared their presentation with a packed house at Thatcher Farm’s Barn Swallow Fields events space on August 17. [Read more…]