Have you been wondering who the heck these Back Forty people are? Allow us to introduce ourselves!
Hi everyone! I'm Shelly, creator, chief over complicator/over analyzer and wild idea generator at Back Forty. I grew up in Prince George and after a 12 year life chapter down south in the big city, I returned to my hometown in February of 2016.
Since moving home, it has been amazing being able to so easily do all the outdoor activities I love so much, right in our "backyard".
In 30 short minutes we can be at a lake, hiking, snowshoeing, quading, skeet shooting and more!
After turning in my office attire & heels for hoodies and camo print, the concept for Back Forty came to life in 2017. I'd owned a couple businesses, but since my career focus was Accounting, I had a TON to learn about this industry. After learning art design software, how to screen-print clothing, a lot of trial and error, a number of small business fairs and markets through 2018 and 2019, running the business from our spare room and a tremendous amount of support from the most patient man in the world, the Back Forty Lifestyle Co. storefront opened in November of 2019!
Hey y’all, I’m Kirsty! I’ve been a part of the Back Forty crew for over a year now, dipping my toes into a creator and community cultivator role for the brand.
Originally from Ontario, I traveled all across Canada after university to find myself a new home base. BC felt like home as soon as I crossed the provincial border. I immediately fell in love with the mountains, the ocean, and this Northern lifestyle.
I bought a house, got a dog, and now I get to spend every second of my free time hiking our amazing trails, paddling in our hundreds of lakes, and cozying up in all the cabins around Northern BC.
Hi I'm Sandra! The newest recruit to the team. My background may be in medicine, but upon uprooting our family to the North, I knew I needed a change of pace.
You can find me at the cross-fit gym in the mornings and riding the mountain biking trails in the evening. I love all things that keep me active and I am excited to explore more of the outdoors with my two kids in between our crazy house renos. We have been loving our time here since moving from Abbotsford and meeting all of these amazing people through the Back Forty family!