Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence


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2007 Espinola Regional Award Winners

 

Martin Farms - District of Manitoulin

Jim and Birgit Martin; Algoma - Manitoulin MPP Mike Brown

(Left to right: Jim and Birgit Martin; Algoma - Manitoulin MPP Mike Brown)

Jim and Birgit Martin of Martin Farms own a diversified beef operation that markets from gate-to-plate. The operation includes a Shorthorn and Angus beef herd. It also custom boards cows and sells purebred breeding stock and commercial cattle, which are finished and marketed in the farm's own small beef feedlot. This business has recognized that diversification and value adding help mitigate financial risks and serve the growing interest consumers have for locally-produced food.


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