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2019 PRESENTER

MARIEANNE EDWARD
OPERATIONS + MARKETING MANAGER

SHELDON CREEK DAIRY
LORETTO, ONTARIO

 

Marianne Edward was raised on dairy farm in Loretto Ontario. In 2012, her family opened an on-farm dairy processing facility, Sheldon Creek Dairy. They currently farm 600 acres, milk 75 dairy cows and process the herds milk in to non-homogenized milk, yogurt, kefir and just recently launched the first A2 Milk in Canada. Their various dairy products which are sold across central/southern Ontario.

Marianne returned to the family farm, after completing two teaching terms in the Arctic to help evolve the growing family business. She is now the Operations and Marketing manager at Sheldon Creek Dairy. Marianne believes as a farm family, and agri-business, it is integral to be innovative.  As farmers our job is no longer just tied to our everyday chores but rather to our marketing, communications and public relations. We need to have new views on an old business.

Marianne is focused on showcasing the role agriculture has in our every day lives and positively influencing consumer’s perception, by directly engaging with them and building relationships with customers, retail owners and local organizations.

You can connect with Marianne on Facebook (sheldoncreekdairy) Twitter (SheldonDairy) Instagram (SheldonDairy) or by Email (marianne@sheldoncreekdairy.ca)