Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Adrian Arts, a young grower from Summerland, British Columbia

2020-02-28T10:35:37-08:00March 1st, 2020|Apples, Cherries, March 1st 2020 Issue, Media, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Adrian began farming about five years ago, after obtaining degrees in water resource science and geology. He returned home to Summerland and is now leasing and managing several smaller orchards. He is the son of Shirley Hansen and Adrian Arts.

Kevin Shaw and Lance Davison, young growers from Vernon, British Columbia

2020-01-02T07:26:45-08:00January 1st, 2020|Apples, January 1st 2020 Issue, Marketing, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Kevin Shaw, a first-generation farmer, grew up in Kenya and pursued an engineering degree. Lance Davison, a fourth-generation farmer, grew up in Vernon and focused on horticulture in college. Kevin married Lance’s sister, Laura. The family business includes parents, Tamra and Tom Davison, and grandparents, Dora and Bob Davison.