Frank and Rita Vanderkant bought this farm in 1995 from Jacob Lagerwerf. Their sons, John, Chris and Doug lived on the property for the next 8 years. John and Doug raised veal calves for about 10 years. In 2003, their youngest son, Doug married Karen Robson and moved where Rita and Frank had been living. Rita and Frank then moved to this property and grew corn, wheat, soybeans and edible beans.
Rita and Frank, with their parents immigrated to Canada from Holland in 1951, hoping for a new start, hence the barn quilt design-“Dutch Dreams”. They chose the colours to match the barn. Perfect choice!
Name of sponsor of Barn Quilt : Rita and Frank Vanderkant
36744 Cedar Swamp Rd, Parkhill, ON
Latitude : 43.24778 Longitude : -81.66613