The farming firefighter: Quintin McEwen

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Whether it’s saving kittens or calling out injustice against sheep farmers, Quintin McEwen does it all. He credits his farming roots with making him a better firefighter, a successful fair “ambassador” and an all around great guy. His hometown is the Monkton, in New Brunswick, Canada.

*Wendell grew up on dairy farm in Oxford County, the dairy capital of Canada and has turned a “temporary” off-farm job into a successful 25 year career in the Ontario feed industry. He is a vocal supporter of farming, particularly animal agriculture. His blog “Old Enough to Know Better” and podcast “The Ontario Agcast” make an effort to help farmers know how they can take action to lower consumer fear about how their food is grown.