Normand Poirier grew up on his family farm, gradually becoming involved in the farming operation in the 1960s. A third-generation farmer, Normand grew tobacco for many years. Today he specializes in growing strawberries, tomatoes, potatoes and carrots. His son Mathieu works with him and will be the 4rth generation of Poirier Strawberry Farm.
Poirier Strawberry Farmis approximately 170 acres, including 14 acres of strawberries, 6 acres of potatoes, 70 acres of carrots and a section devoted to U-pick tomatoes. The remainder of the property is used for grain rotation.
Strawberry and tomato U-Pick are very popular with the local people as well as the tourists.