Will Heeman is the Chief Daymaker at Heeman’s, an award-winning, multi-generational family-run garden center and strawberry farm serving London, Ontario, Canada. After graduating university, Will took a sabbatical working at a garden center in New Zealand before returning to the family business. He’s now a driving force behind many innovations at Heeman’s that have gained prominence, customers and sales. Will has been called “someone to watch” in the industry, being named to numerous Under 40 lists and was 2016’s Young Retailer of the Year for North America. Will is a new father who enjoys taking in the local food scene and traveling to far off destinations with his wife and son.