Douglas and Ian Simmons 4th generation farmers in SummersidePEI, own and operate Kool Breeze Farms, just on the outskirts of Summerside by the Red Bridge, which inspired the name for their egg laying and rental properties operation Red Bridge Farms.
The Simmons brothers along with family members run the two companies on and around their property at 231 Read Dr, with the new addition this spring of Kool Breeze Ice Cream Barn.
Farming has changed for the Simmons family over the years; they currently produce eggs, horticultural crops, grain corn, sweet corn, and pumpkins. They run a snow removal service and a Garden Centre that services the general public and the Landscape Professionals of PEI. The Simmons family also run a corn maze and scarecrow festival each fall with this past fall being their 10th annual event. The Simmons family is proud to be actively involved in their local community and the PEI Farming community. Recently they were awarded the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence ADL Award for 11 plus employees