Lydia is the owner of Cropthorne Farm and has always had a passion for farming. She obtained her BSc in Agriculture out on the prairies and after a few years of working on various farms throughout Alberta and BC, she moved home to start her own farm in 2009. In 2014 Lydia won BC’s Outstanding Young Farmer award. Cropthorne Farm sells its bounty at local Farmers Markets, to local restaurants, through their Farm Stand and through a CSA. Cropthorne Farm grows on seventeen acres of mixed vegetables and flowers and have a pasture based poultry operation.