Who We Are
Renowned for outstanding product quality and customer support
Golden Acre Seeds sells pedigree forage seeds, grasses, mixes and certified organic seed.
Trevor Kerschbaumer is the owner of Golden Acre Seeds. He runs the business with his parents, longtime owner/operators John and Heather Kerschbaumer.
Golden Acre Seeds is a fourth-generation family farm with a reputation for high-quality product and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Trevor, John and Heather Kerschbaumer believe in sustainable farming practices such as including forage seed in crop rotations.
Whether you are experienced or new to farming, Golden Acre Seeds can help you find the right seed, grass or mixture.
We work on farmers’ hours—meaning we try to work with your schedule. We always stand by our products.
Operating in the Peace region of northern Alberta, the top grass seed production area in Canada, Golden Acre Seeds is renowned for outstanding product quality and customer support.
The staff at Golden Acre Seeds
Sales and Office Manager
Heather has more than 25 years’ leadership experience with agricultural organizations and is currently treasurer of Organic Alberta. Like her husband John, Heather is a pedigreed seed grower with the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association.
Heather is also past president of Forage Seed Canada and treasurer of the Peace Region Forage Seed Association. She is a national advocate for sustainable farming practices. Together with John, Heather has four children and ten grandchildren.
Born and raised in the Peace country, John has been involved in the farming industry for over 50 years. He has been a pedigreed seed grower and Canadian Seed Growers’ Assocation member for three decades.
Active in his community, John has taught 4-H courses on mechanics and has an uncanny ability to think outside the box. He is always eager to share his wisdom with others. Together with his wife, Heather, they hope to spend quality time with their grandchildren and do some travelling, with plans to slowly retire from the business.
Trevor Kerschbaumer is the owner and operator of Golden Acre Seeds. He was born and raised near Fairview, Alberta and has worked in the agribusiness sector his entire life.
Trevor graduated from Fairview High School, then attended GPRC taking Agri-Business while playing college basketball for four years. After college he returned to the family farm and was an integral part of expanding both Golden Acre Seeds and the family farm business. He is currently married to his lovely wife, Leeann, and they have two daughters. He still plays men’s league competitive basketball, besides helping coach local school teams when time permits. He was instrumental in transitioning into organic cleaning as well as organic grain production on the farm. Trevor always has new ideas and projects on the go, and is thinking “big picture” about the future.