Food Day Canada took place August 4, but the time to celebrate and support Canada’s food industry remains as compelling as ever. Canada’s leading food advocate and University of Guelph Food Laureate, Anita Stewart, initiated the day 15 years ago to draw attention to homegrown foods and Canadian chefs. Now, in this era of growing trade wars, many Canadians are making a special effort to buy Canadian – including food products – as their way of supporting our industries.
About The Author
January 4, 2018
February 11, 2018
Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation. His programs and research papers have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards from the Journal of Applied Communications, the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Association for Communications Excellence, and others.