David Scherpenzeel -
Co-Founder, Co-President, and Secretary
David is from the small farming community of Howick, Ontario. Originally operating a dairy farm followed by a crop, horse, and cow farm. David has grown up in the farming life and is very well acquainted with its ups and downs. He has long seen the need to shift towards more sustainable agricultural practices in order to improve the flaws in the current system.
David attended Wilfrid Laurier University where he studied Business with an option in Business & Sustainability. He minored in Environmental Studies with a focus on Food & Rural Affairs. He graduated top of the class of 2015.
David has gained business experience through operating his own coaching business for 5 years and working in the University of Waterloo’s finance department. He will be combining his knowledge of business as well as agricultural practices to ensure Homegrown is a success.