In her book, Who Really Feeds the World, Vandana Shiva emphasizes the central role of Agroecology: “the knowledge and science of the complex interactions that produce our food.”
The budget funds every one of the programs recommended by Farmers for Climate Solutions, and offers tax rebates for farmers.
EFAO recently joined Farmers for Climate Solutions, a first-of-its-kind farmer-led coalition to make agriculture part of Canada’s climate solution.
Advocating for agricultural policies and programs that help farmers mitigate and adapt to climate change, and support the spread of low-input, low-emissions agricultural systems.
Leslie Moskovits and her partner Jeff Boesch operate Cedar Down Farm, a 6-acre market garden located outside of Neustadt. The farm is a certified organic year-round operation, growing a variety of vegetables in fields and greenhouses.
Brent Preston and his wife Gillian Flies have been running a certified organic farm in Creemore, Ontario, for over 15 years.