I was walking through a park on the weekend and came across a farmer selling food. He’d set up a few tables outside a church and had some vegetables, maple syrup and fresh eggs on offer. I bought some eggs, the last four that he had of his neighbour’s morning collection. They were big and brown …

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On CBC Radio’s the Current this morning, there was some discussion about whether or not today’s interest in resurrecting the family farm was merely nostalgia for a romanticized notion of the past or whether ditching the industrial farm was a real and sustainable plan for the future of our food system. Of course, I am inclined to …

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