#13 Molly Willson and Zack Hemstreet of Bullock Lake Farm on becoming farmers, diversity as a farming strategy, and the potential of farms to bring community together.

 

Molly Willson and Zack Hemstreet run Bullock Lake Farm on Salt Spring Island, British Colombia, where they grow organic produce, flowers, and pastured livestock.  From heirloom apples to bouquets to a new barn that will double as a music venue, they take a diverse approach farming.  They sell at local farmers markets, grocery stores, and a very popular Community Supported Agriculture program.  Molly and Zack speak with Chelsea about how they became farmers, diverse income strategies on a family farm, and the potential of farms to bring community together.