Local Agriculture

We are ignoring food security at our peril

Food security is among the key challenges facing our planet, so why are Canadian politicians ignoring the issue?

Without a doubt, global food security sits close to the top on any list of major challenges facing the planet over the next generation. But for Canada, and Canadian politicians, this issue barely resonates. We are blessed with abundant farmland and (mostly) wealthy consumers. We may even benefit from the earth’s changing climate in the form of a longer growing season