Tag Archives: Doug Zaklan

August 22: Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on August 11, 2015 1 Comment

Young Agrarians Events Harvest Festival at Zaklan Heritage Farm Tour Potluck w/ Still Spirits

We’re so excited for the fourth annual Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival! Young Agrarians and friends, join us for a fabulous night of community networking, eating and dancing. Our hosts Doug Zaklan and Gemma McNeill are young farmers in their fourth year of production on this family-owned farm. This year they have increased production and offer eggs, flowers, fruit, veggies and honey to their customers. Zaklan Heritage Farm is a fantastic example of growing and managing the land ecologically for optimum health and fertility. (Read more about Gemma & Doug’s goals for the future of their farm)   Date: Saturday, August 22nd Times: 5pm Farm Tour, … Continue reading August 22: Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 13, 2015 1 Comment

Name? Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan Where do you farm? Surrey, BC What do you farm? Mixed vegetables, flowers, pastured laying hens (friendly llama) What type of business structure is your farm? Partnership What is your land tenure? Are there special relationships that allow for this? Doug’s family land, no formal agreement. We are talking about putting a lease together to formalize this agreement for the coming season. How did you seriously get into farming? I started farming at the UBC farm in 2008. Doug did the practicum program in 2011. I joined Doug to help build ZHF in 2013. … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan