Ninety-six Alberta families are being honoured with Century Farm and Ranch awards this year.
27 of those families–are being recognized in Camrose today.
These are families who’ve farmed the same land for 1-hundred years or more.
Ag-Minister Oneil Carlier says its an honour to recognize these founding families and their legacy…..
Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award recipients being recognized in Camrose:
- The Anderson Family of Erskine
- The Baird Family of Gadsby
- The Berkholtz Family of Hay Lakes
- The Bowie Family of Rosalind
- The Etty Family of Galahad
- The Giedemann Family of Heisler
- The Gilbertson Family of Brownfield
- The Hillman Family of Forestburg
- The Kroetsch Family of Heisler
- The Larson Family of Donalda
- The Martin Family of Sedgewick
- The McNabb Family Forestburg
- The Melin Family of Czar
- The Mowat Family of Galahad
- The Nelson Family of Metiskow
- The Ness Family of Sedgewick
- The Persson Family of Millet
- The Prichard Family of Killam
- The Rix Family of Wetaskiwin
- The Roth Family (Doug) of Heisler
- The Roth Family (Randal and Barbara) of Forestburg
- The Schetzsle Family of Veteran
- The Schilling Family of Halkirk
- The Stevenson Family of Galahad
- The Toth Family of Bashaw
- The Vincett Family of Galahad
- The Wakefield Family of Coronation