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Canadian farmers can’t ignore public engagement

More than 93 per cent of Canadians admit to knowing little or nothing about how their food is produced

Have you heard the new buzzwords for farming and food? One is “social licence,” followed very closely by another, “sustainability.” These are not new to other sectors, but seemed to have taken those who farm or produce food in this country by surprise. Are Canadian farmers really in danger of losing their social licence to