Marc & Marleen Beddeleem
Challenger, Challenger, Magnum, Target
The farm of Marc Beddeleem is situated less than a kilometer away from the Belgium/French border.
At least five generations of the Beddeleem family earned their living on this location. Marc took over the farm when he married Marleen Cambie in 1982, who is also a hop growers Daughter. They have three children and four Grandchildren. Joost, the youngest Son is willing to eventually take over the farm.
In the last thirty years the farm has extended to over 50 acres. The family grow the hop varieties, Target, Magnum, Challenger and Goldings.
Other crops include, cereals, vegetables (peas and beans), potatoes, maize and beets . Marc and Marleen also breed dairy cattle and pigs.