Dusty Zamecnik won the title of Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer for 2017. He is a horticulture farmer from Norfolk County growing strawberry plants for propagation, blueberries and hops. The 27 year-old is the production manager of EZ Grow Farms and Hometown Brew Co
He won over three other nominees and received the award during the provincial competition held at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. He will travel to B.C. for the national competition in November to vie for the title of Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer.