Growing peppers is a family affair for the Moermans
The dream for many farmers is to create a legacy – a family business that can continue to prosper with the generations to follow. Traditionally, farms were inherited by default, but the practice of maintaining multigenerational farms is far less common today.
Delta’s microclimate of ocean breezes, reduced rainfall and increased sunshine attracted the Moerman family to relocate to the area.
“In 1996, my family immigrated (from Holland) to the Mt. Lehman area, in Abbotsford, with my cousin Bram and his family,” says Jos Moerman. “Bram and I have been farming together since the mid-1970s. A decade later, we all moved to South Surrey and then to Delta in 2012.”
Read the full article at the Delta Optimist here.