St. Andrews, Antigonish County is home to Trivee Farms Ltd. Mandy and William Vosman and their two young children Hayden and Mira operate this 65-year-old dairy farm. Mandy has been farming at Trivee Farms Ltd. for 4 years now but she has been involved in farming all her life. She grew up on a dairy farm Milford, NS. The Vosman’s farm a total of 300 acres growing haylage, and corn silage for their herd of Holstein and Jersey cows. They sell their raw milk to Agropur Cooperative, and products are made available in all grocery retailers.
When asked why she loves to farm she says it’s because she can be her own boss, which allows her to set her own business goals. “It’s very rewarding to see your business grow and it’s a great place to raise a family. Lots of things to learn on the farm!” In her spare time Mandy serves as a Director for Nova Scotia Young Farmers.