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Growing And Selling Local Lamb For Local Customers

Reading Time: 3 minutes If Gerrit Van Hierden, a Fort Macleodarea lamb producer, spends a lot of time in his truck, it’s because he sells direct to farmers’ markets and restaurants “Of course I spend time on the farm, but a lot of my time is spent marketing,” he says. “My daughter and son-in-law pretty much manage the farm […] Read more

A hobby evolves into a profitable livestock business

Reading Time: 2 minutes “It does take some experience to become efficient, as with any business. But over the years we have found ways to make it a pretty simple business to run.” BILL GIBSON SHEEP FARMER When Bill Gibson first started his lamb operation, it was simply a way to justify buying land in the country and enjoying […] Read more