Farming and the rural community in Hastings County is in a transition. There are opportunities and threats. Dr Peter Andree, Carleton University, describes what he and Kimberley Bittermann found out from talking with over 25 farmers and officials. They have made 14 recommendations in The Future of Farming In Hastings County report, which were discussed at a workshop on November 4.
Read the executive summary and download the full report.
Top photo: Harvest Hastings board member, Jenny Cook of Knuckle Down Farm, along with Stone Soup coordinator Michele Vindum of Plainfield Heritage