Agriculture employs many fewer people in this province than it once did, but it remains a critical force, contributing billions every year to the provincial economy. And for those thousands of family farms dotting the countryside, it's serious business that's getting harder every year. To discuss what's happening to people making their living off the land, we talk to Keith Currie, president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture; Maggie Van Camp, owner of Redcrest Farms and director of agriculture at the consulting firm BDO, in Guelph; and Crystal Mackay, CEO of Loft 32, a company specializing in communications for the agriculture sector.
Episode:
Family Farm Hardships; Farmers vs. Activists
Related tags:
Food
Aired:
Feb 26, 2020
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