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Manitoba’s Small Scale Food Report is food for thought

A growing number of citizens is interested in buying food direct from the farm

Many farmers are willing to sell a side of beef, a few dozen eggs or a bag of potatoes to their acquaintances. Farmers have been direct marketing since agriculture began and it is only in the last 50 years that direct farm to consumer sales have started to be questioned. Up until then, governments encouraged

Farmers Are In This Together

It might be time to start paying attention. Consumers are beginning to use their dollar power to drive agriculture and we farmers don’t know where that will take us. Ihave no argument with the Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council. My goal is always for farmers to work together to find innovative solutions as the food world