Four farms in Bow Island, Alberta represent 25 per cent of North America’s demand for mint. Listen to an interview with Lynn Thacker, a third generation farmer who grows mint and dill. Not only that, Thacker distills the plants into essential oils used in more products you can imagine. You have him to thank for your minty fresh breath after brushing your teeth.
Have a listen to the third episode of We Are Alberta.
We Are Alberta is a podcast with ATB economist, Nick Ford. Each episode features real stories of Albertans and their evolution from idea to thriving business. The episodes are an insightful view into fascinating industries you might not know are right in Alberta’s backyard.
Visit atb.com to learn more and download each episode monthly.