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Each year at Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Saskatchewan’s newest Outstanding Young Farmers are chosen. This year’s honorees are Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren.
Students from around the Norquay area got a first-hand look at farm life, and its dangers, Wednesday at the Food Farm program at Lindgren Farms.
Jenn's interview all about the Spring Food Farm!
The day saw 125 kids from Grade 3 and 4 classes in Norquay, Kamsack, Sturgis and Preeceville visit the farm for some hands-on education regarding agriculture.
After winning the 2018 Saskatchewan Outstanding Young Farmer award in June, Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren and family attended the Outstanding Young Farmer Program National Recognition Event in Winnipeg from November 27 to December 2.
In what they described as “quite an honour”, Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren of Norquay were named the winners of the Saskatchewan Outstanding Young Farmer award on June 21 at the Western Canada Farm Progress Show in Regina.
Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren own and operate a grain and oilseed farm near Norquay, about an hour northeast of Yorkton.
While some industries are dominated by a few large companies, agriculture in Canada is still planted firmly on the family farm. Nowhere is that more evident than at the home of Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren, the 2018 winners of the Saskatchewan Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) Award.
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This year’s Outstanding Young Farmers are from Norquay, Saskatchewan.
Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren own and operate Lindgren Farms Ltd with their four children.
Over 100 children took a field trip to a farm near Norquay, Sask. to participate in a program called Food Farm. Food Farm aims to teach children about Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry. It has been hosted by Jennifer Lindgren and her family for five years.