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It’s tough balancing farmers’ rights versus society

As the global population grows and questions arise about farmers’ ability to feed everyone, questions are also arising about their moral obligation to do so — particularly in light of new possibilities that are emerging for them to turn their … Continue reading

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National food policy will have global implications

Ontario Federation of Agriculture president Bette Jean Crews says she sensed a conciliatory tone and open mindedness among rural candidates in the recent federal election. She says regardless of their political stripes, they seem committed to working together on at … Continue reading

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Vote for those you trust with your food

People vote either with their wallets or their ballots for people they trust. People trust farmers. Farmers rank high among the most trusted occupations. So maybe it’s no wonder local food, which farmers produce, has caught on like wildfire. Trusted … Continue reading

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