What is the Value of a Farm?

"Stand up straight," my mom scolded me as I stirred a spoonful of honey into my coffee and picked up a card on the counter. "Thanks for allowing our class to tour the dairy farm," the card read. It was from our local high school's agriculture class and accompanied a small jug of maple syrup, made …

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I Believe in Supply Management. I Believe in Farmers.

Whenever supply management is under pressure, the anxiety I felt as a kid during the World Trade Organization’s tariff negotiations always comes back to me. Far too young to understand what a tariff was, but knowing from my parents' conversations at the dinner table it could mean something bad for us, I started asking friends at school …

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You Deserve to Know Canadian Farmers

Last week, we celebrated Ag Day in Canada. For the first time, the agriculture industry came together to formally celebrate the abundance of safe and affordable food we are producing in Canada and the people (farmers) producing it. It was high time we celebrate and frankly, by not doing so, we have done a disservice …

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