Lydia is the owner of Cropthorne Farm and has always had a passion for farming. She obtained her BSc in Agriculture (Olds College and ULeth) out on the prairies. After a few years of working on various farms throughout Alberta and BC, she moved back to her hometown to start her own farm in 2009. She is currently involved with the Delta Farmers Institute, the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association and sits on the Agricultural Advisory Committee for the Municipality of Delta. In 2014 she won BC’s Outstanding Young Farmer award. Lydia manages the day to day operations at the farm.