Farmers and producers

Fresh, Local and amazing

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Nick Shipley

Farmer - owner

Nick Shipley, started the Hartell homestead as a place people could truly buy local and help farmers directly market their products to customers. He has a love for agriculture and raising livestock and is a wealth of knowledge for anything homesteading related.

Alli Brook (Shipley)

Customer Care

Alli is Nicks soon to be wife and on her days off she works hard on the farm feeding livestock and pulling weeds in the garden. Even though Alli started as a city girl she has quickly learned the farm life and loves interacting with our customers and helping you find exactly what your looking for in the store!

Box M Ranch

Producer - Beef

Kenny is a neighbor and amazing cowboy and rancher, I am ecstatic to be able to bring his beef to the Hartell homestead and share with all of you. He raises grass fed all natural beef with his family here in the foothills.

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F4 Ranches

Producer - Pork

F4 Ranches is the result of four generations of Bews' farming and ranching west of High River. With each generation feeding and raising pork it is in the heart of the operation to continue to do so. With the goal to raise well marbled and dark red pork F4 Ranches as established a breeding program that compliments these traits, the sows are a Berkshire/Wild boar cross for outdoor hardiness and quality meat production and a mangoliza boar to add more marbling and dark meat to the pork giving it that excellent home grown quality you can not buy in any regular grocery store.

Connie Harvey

producer-veggies and produce

Connie has been in the greenhouse business for 30 years and when covid hit she wanted to help our community incase the food supply had issues, so Connie did what she knows and grew a massive amount of fresh veggies and produce. 

we are proud to be able to sell her produce here at the Hartell Homestead along side our own. 

WHR Simmentals

producer- beef

Tyler is a young rancher that grew up with cattle in his blood. He is an excellent rancher and has been running his own herd since 2013, we are excited for his big bodied beef to be available at the Hartell Homestead. 
Tyler also runs some amazing breeding stock for the simmental bull market.

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Highland Honey

producer- honey

Raw, Pure, Simple. 
The Manning-Ross family is from Black Diamond on the western edge of the Cameron coulee. 
Rod has been beekeeping for decades and it truly shows his passion in the honey. with his wife dawn beside him they are truly building a company that respects the traditions well bringing sustainable quality honey to you.

Forage and farm

Producer - Garlic

Their farm specializes in growing a variety of hardneck garlic right here in the foothills, saving seed from previous years to grow a truly locally acclimatized garlic. Our climate is wonderfully suited to grow a variety of organic and flavourful hardneck garlics.  We specialize in growing high quality seed stock garlic as well as gourmet culinary garlic. Everything is  planted, weeded, harvested and cleaned by hand.