The Rochon Team
Proud owner of Rochon Gardens, Gerry has known vegetable farming his entire life. He coordinates every aspect of the business, including seeding, planting and ensuring that all fruits and vegetables get the right amount of nutrition.
Also a proud owner of Rochon Garden, Diane has been involved in farming from a young age when she and Gerry first met. Diane is a crucial part of the planning process, from seeding, to greenhouse planting, to coordinating markets. She also plants flower combinations with assorted colors and varieties to fascinate any enthusiast.
Following in his father's footsteps, Jonathan is ushering Rochon Gardens into a new era. From improving the farms business model to introducing the latest technologies that help the farm run more efficiently. Jonathan is ensuring the farm remains a staple in the Ottawa community for years to come.
Pete, Gerry’s brother, is part of the Rochon team. He plants in the greenhouses in the spring and heads our CSA vegetables boxes and assures distribution in the summer.
Gerry and Diane's nephew, Jeremy, manages Rochon Garden's Byward Market stand in the summer and is able to fix just about anything around the farm. Jeremy has worked for Rochon Gardens for many years and is a valuable asset to our farm.
Ann Marie Pullen
After 10 years working in the field of government relations, Ann Marie decided to trade skyscrapers for open landscapes and joined the farm in the Spring of 2018. When she's not running the day-to-day operations of the farm, she can be found at the Kanata Farmers' Market and Orleans Farmers Market.
Niece of Diane and Gerry, Shaunna has been working on the farm since she was her son Hudson's age, today she runs our CSA program. Shaunna can be found at the Kemptville Farmers Market, Marchée Vieux Hull and the Cumberland Farmers Market.
Son of Shaunna, grand-son of Gerry and Diane, Hudson oversees the management of our greenhouses. In his little yellow wagon, he does regular inspection of the greenhouses to ensure our products are of the highest quality.
A member of the Rochon team for many years, Jane and Diane design our beautiful flower baskets. Jane can be found at the Rochon Garden stand at the Parkdale Market.
A long-time member of the Rochon team, Jeremy plants in the greenhouses in the spring and assists with our CSA vegetables boxes and distribution in the summer. He can also be found at the River Side South Farmers Market and a number of our CSA locations around the city.