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Who really wins by scrapping supply management?

Let me set the scene for my movie – Captain Canada with his red and white cape is standing on a small island in the middle of the ocean. 882 more words


Opening Day is May 15

Your Favorites Will be Returning

and Some Exciting New Businesses too!

Stay tuned to find out about the great food makers

who will be coming to Madrona this year. 346 more words


Why are small farmers more productive?

A study by an organization called GRAIN concludes that, although small farmers produce more than half the world’s food, they own only a quarter of the world’s land, and that their share is shrinking. 151 more words

Economy And Business

Can giving full land ownership to small holder farmers double world food production?

Around the world, small holder farmers are being forced off their land to make way for corporate agriculture, and it’s justified by the need to ‘feed the world’. 971 more words

Supply Management Part 3: Addressing Recent Globe and Mail Article

Mondays are busy days on the farm and in the farmhouse. We generally take care of just the necessary chores on Sunday, so Monday really signals the start of a new, busy work week. 940 more words


Early Spring Round Up!

Hello friends and members!

Brandon teaching Maybelle how to drive the tractor

It’s already time for our late winter/early spring round-up. We’ve had some REALLY exciting developments over the past month and are excited to share them with you. 692 more words

Meyer Manufacturing

The Farm and Industry Short Course students are lucky enough to get to tour many different farms and businesses that are related to their interests. There are many tours that they are able to take in the 15 weeks that they spend on campus and widen their horizons. 292 more words