History

959669 Ontario Inc. operating as Fairwind Farms was incorporated in 1992 as part of the succession plan of the Lumley Family.

Reg Lumley (pictured, left) founder of the company began farming in 1960 after retiring as a process operator at Dupont, in chemical valley. He operated a small farming operation based on pork production and cash crops. He built relationships with landowners as a tenant farmer, and purchased land as it became available.

Reg’s son Mark (pictured, right) currently the Chief of Operations of the company and managing shareholder, began his working career in the music industry. After graduating with degrees in Music and Education, (B.Mus Hons, B.Ed) Mark was a high school music teacher until he retired in 2000 and took over the operations of the farm.